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Ingersoll, Richard M.; And Others – 1997
This report explores the effects of teacher professionalization on elementary and secondary teachers in the United States. The analysis examines the relationships between a set of characteristics traditionally associated with professions and professionals and teachers' commitment to their teaching careers. The report focuses on the following…
Descriptors: Credentials, Data Interpretation, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education
Campbell, Jay R.; Hombo, Catherine M.; Mazzeo, John – 2000
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) has served as the only ongoing monitor of student achievement in the United States across time. This report summarizes major findings from 10 administrations of the long-term reading assessment since 1971, 9 administrations of the long-term trend mathematics assessment since 1973, and 10…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Tests
Kemple, James J.; Snipes, Jason C. – 2000
The career academy approach is one of the oldest and most widely established high school reforms in the U.S., stretching back for more than 30 years. A large-scale, multi-site, random assignment research design was conducted to determine the impact of career academies on student outcomes. Some of the findings of the study include the following:…
Descriptors: Career Academies, Career Education, Dropout Prevention, Education Work Relationship
Hussar, William J. – 1999
There will be a need for many newly hired teachers in the United States over the next 10 years as large numbers of teachers are expected to retire and enrollments are expected to increase. This report examines the problem using an algebraic model with no econometric analysis. It uses age-specific continuation rates of teachers from several…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Beginning Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Labor Turnover
Snyder, Thomas D.; Hoffman, Charlene M. – 1995
This report contains information on elementary and secondary schools and institutions of higher education aggregated at a state level. A wide array of statistical data is presented, ranging from enrollments and enrollment ratios to teacher salaries and institutional finances. The report is designed to meet the needs of state and local education…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational Attainment, Educational Finance, Educational Trends
Johnson, Frank H.; Bobbitt, Sharon A. – 1991
The following estimates in this document are key statistics about education reported early in the 1991-92 school year: (1) the numbers of students in membership, numbers of teachers, and numbers of high school graduates for public and private elementary and secondary schools; and (2) total revenues and expenditures for public elementary and…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational Finance, Educational Trends, Elementary School Teachers
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Pallas, Aaron M; And Others – Educational Researcher, 1989
Identifies the current sociodemographic characteristics of educationally disadvantaged youth, and projects the changes in the disadvantaged population between 1986 and 2020. Discusses the need for increased resources and new methods of service delivery to meet the educational needs of the group. (FMW)
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Needs, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education
Garet, Michael S.; Chan, Tsze H.; Isaacs, Julia B.; Sherman, Joel D. – 1997
Although policy makers have expressed interest in expenditures by private elementary and secondary schools, nationally representative data in this area are not available. In the absence of expenditure data it may nevertheless be possible to derive national estimates of total expenditures by private schools indirectly, by using the information that…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Data Collection, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education
Adelman, Clifford – 1999
This study of degree completion followed a national cohort of students from 10th grade (in 1980) through 1993 (High School and Beyond/Sophomore data base). Data included high school and college transcripts, test scores, and surveys. Using linear regression techniques, the study identified a model that accounts for about 43 percent of the variance…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Bachelors Degrees, College Admission
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Centre for Educational Research and Innovation. – 1996
This fourth edition of "Education at a Glance" presents a set of 43 educational indicators covering the 1993-94 school year in the member countries of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). These indicators provide regularly updated information on the organization and operation of education systems. Following…
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Educational Environment, Educational Finance, Educational Indicators
Johnson, Frank H. – 1989
This paper presents a classification system that assigns each of the 85,131 public elementary and secondary schools in the United States to one of seven locale settings. The seven mutually exclusive locale designations are: (1) large city; (2) mid-size city; (3) urban fringe of large city; (4) urban fringe of mid-size city; (5) large town; (6)…
Descriptors: Cluster Analysis, Cluster Grouping, National Surveys, Public Schools
Choy, Susan P.; And Others – 1993
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) has recently released the 1990-91 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), an integrated survey of public and private schools, school districts, principals, and teachers, conducted every 3 years. This report presents results from the recent SASS. In 1990-91, there were about 80,000 public schools and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Followup Studies, Graphs, Minority Groups
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