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Hudson, Lisa; Isenberg, Emily – National Center for Education Statistics, 2019
This Data Point uses data from the Adult Training and Education Survey (ATES), administered as part of the 2016 National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES:2016), to examine the relationship between educational attainment and various measures of labor underutilization (defined below). ATES:2016 collected information from a nationally…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Unemployment, Underemployment, National Surveys
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Cronen, Stephanie; McQuiggan, Meghan; Isenberg, Emily – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This First Look report provides selected key findings on adults' attainment of nondegree credentials (licenses, certifications, and postsecondary certificates), and their completion of work experience programs such as apprenticeships and internships. This version of the report corrects an error in three tables in the originally released version…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Attainment, National Surveys, Certification
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Daruwala, Iris – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2018
This study investigates the extent to which there is a typology of families who move to a new neighborhood so their child can attend a particular school. By conducting a Latent Class Analysis with a nationally representative dataset, the NHES Parent and Family Involvement in Education Survey (n=2,693), I determine there are four significantly…
Descriptors: Migration, Family (Sociological Unit), School Choice, Classification
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Park, Sira; Holloway, Susan – School Community Journal, 2018
Whereas the focus of most parental involvement research has been on examining its effects on student outcomes, the goal of our study was to explore the determinants of parental involvement. Drawing on a nationally representative dataset of families with a student in high school, we investigated a hypothesized model in which positive associations…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent Student Relationship, Adolescents, Institutional Characteristics
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Murnane, Richard J.; Reardon, Sean F.; Mbekeani, Preeya P.; Lamb, Anne – Education Next, 2018
Researchers examined enrollment and family income data from the past 50 years at Catholic, other religious, and nonsectarian private elementary schools (that is, schools serving grades K-8). The study used data on families' incomes and elementary-school choices from the decennial census, Current Population Survey, U.S. Department of Education…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Family Income, Enrollment Trends, Catholic Schools
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Redford, Jeremy; Desrochers, Donna; Hoyer, Kathleen Mulvaney – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
Nearly 24 million children age 5 and under resided in the United States in 2014. Previous research has shown that about 60 percent of these children have some type of nonparental care arrangement before entering kindergarten. Studies of nonparental care arrangements are important because it is through such arrangements that many children receive…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Child Care Centers, Child Caregivers, Child Care
Murnane, Richard J.; Reardon, Sean F. – Stanford Center for Education Policy Analysis, 2017
We use data from multiple national surveys to describe trends in private elementary school enrollment by family income from 1968-2013. We note several important trends. First, the private school enrollment rate of middle-income families declined substantially over the last five decades, while that of high-income families remained quite stable.…
Descriptors: Enrollment Trends, Trend Analysis, Private Schools, Family Income
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Cronen, Stephanie; McQuiggan, Meghan; Isenberg, Emily – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
This report presents data on adults' training and education in the United States as of 2016. The report focuses on nondegree credentials and work experience programs. Nondegree credentials include two types of work credentials--certifications and licenses--and postsecondary educational certificates. A certification is an occupational credential…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Certification, Work Experience Programs, Postsecondary Education
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McQuiggan, Meghan; Megra, Mahi – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
This report presents findings from the Parent and Family Involvement in Education Survey of the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2016 (NHES:2016). The Parent and Family Involvement in Education Survey collected data on children enrolled in public or private school for kindergarten through 12th grade or homeschooled for these grades.…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, National Surveys, Parent Participation, Family Involvement
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Corcoran, Lisa; Steinley, Katrina – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
This report presents findings from the Early Childhood Program Participation Survey of the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2016 (NHES:2016). The Early Childhood Program Participation Survey collected data on children's participation in relative care, nonrelative care, and center-based care arrangements. It also collected…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, National Surveys, Family (Sociological Unit), Participation
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Waite, Sean – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Since the 1990s, enrolment in postgraduate programs has increased significantly in Canada. In more recent years, this has led to concerns regarding overproduction and the labour market outcomes of those with postgraduate education. Women have played an important role in this growth, but questions remain as to whether women's progress into the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Salary Wage Differentials, Gender Differences
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Froiland, John Mark; Davison, Mark L. – Educational Psychology, 2016
Factors related to parent ratings of young children's (mean age = 3.72, range = 3-6) fidgeting and reports of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were examined in a nationally representative sample of US families via the National Household Education Surveys. In structural equation models, the number of television hours viewed daily was…
Descriptors: Family Literacy, Television Viewing, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Parenting Styles
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Cheng, Albert; Tuchman, Sivan; Wolf, Patrick J. – Journal of School Choice, 2016
Homeschooling is controversial for a variety of reasons. One concern is whether families are sufficiently equipped to serve students with disabilities. We investigate this issue by assessing parental satisfaction with the special education services that their child is receiving in various educational sectors (e.g., homeschool, traditional public,…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Parent Attitudes, Satisfaction, Special Education
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Daniel, Graham R. – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2016
Parent involvement in family-school partnerships is widely acknowledged as supporting children's schooling outcomes. This involvement, however, reduces as children move through the school grades, and can be lower in families from disadvantaged backgrounds. Teacher facilitation of parent involvement, or teacher outreach, is strongly linked to the…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Teacher Role, Parent Teacher Cooperation
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Redford, Jeremy; Battle, Danielle; Bielick, Stacey – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
Since 1999, the National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES), conducted by the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in the Institute of Education Sciences, has collected nationally representative data that can be used to estimate the number of homeschooled students in the United States. This report…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Educational Attainment, National Surveys, Student Characteristics
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