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Zhang, Anlan; Wang, Ke; Zhang, Jizhi; Oudekerk, Barbara A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2019
A joint effort by the National Center for Education Statistics and the Bureau of Justice Statistics, this annual report examines crime occurring in schools and colleges. This report presents data on crime at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, principals, and the general population from an array of sources--the National Crime…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, National Surveys, School Surveys, Crime
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Bowsher, Amanda; Sparks, Dinah; Hoyer, Kathleen Mulvaney – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This Statistics in Brief adds to existing research on early-career teachers by presenting findings on their preparation and supports from data from the 2011-12 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS). This brief, like past research, investigates several specific areas of preparation and types of support. For the purposes of this brief, early-career…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Public School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, National Surveys
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Quirk, Abigail – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
Public and private school principals were asked to report whether their school had a staff member assigned to work on parent involvement; workshops or courses for parents or guardians; services to support parent participation such as providing child care or transportation; or a parent drop-in center or lounge. The Principal Questionnaire was…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Public Schools, Private Schools
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Rotermund, Susan; DeRoche, John; Ottem, Randolph – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
This Statistics in Brief provides a snapshot of the state of teacher professional development activities among U.S. public school teachers using data collected through the 2011-12 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) Public School Teacher Questionnaire. This report relies on data provided by public school teachers about their professional…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teacher Characteristics, Institutional Characteristics, Public School Teachers
Hensley, Elizabeth; Ottem, Randolph; Levesque, Karen – Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2017
This report uses data drawn from the 2011-12 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS:12), administered by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in the U.S. Department of Education, to present an in-depth look at the career and technical education (CTE) teaching profession today. The purpose of this report is to provide policymakers and…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Elementary Secondary Education, Vocational Education, Career Education
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Hoyer, Kathleen Mulvaney; Sparks, Dinah – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
The data in this brief come from the nationally representative 2011-12 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) Public and Private School Principal Data Files and the Public and Private School Data Files. Principals who participated in SASS provided information about the percentage of time spent on various tasks by answering the question: "On…
Descriptors: Principals, Public Schools, Private Schools, Time Management
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Cox, Shawna; Parmer, Randall; Strizek, Gregory; Thomas, Teresa – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
The overall objective of the Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) is to collect the information necessary for a comprehensive picture of elementary and secondary education in the United States. The abundance of data collected permits detailed analyses of the characteristics of schools, principals, teachers, school libraries, and public school…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Elementary Secondary Education, Questionnaires, Public Schools
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Sparks, Dinah; Malkus, Nat – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
This report uses teacher responses to the Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) public and private school teacher questionnaires from the 2003-04, 2007-08, and 2011-12 school years. SASS is a system of related questionnaires that provide descriptive data on the context of elementary and secondary education in the United States. The SASS system covers…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Private Schools, Job Satisfaction, Teachers
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Hill, Jason; Ottem, Randolph; DeRoche, John – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
Using data from seven administrations of the Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), this Statistics in Brief examines trends in public and private school principal demographics, experience, and compensation over 25 years, from 1987-88 through 2011-12. Data are drawn from the 1987-88, 1990-91, 1993-94, 1999-2000, 2003-04, 2007-08, and 2011-12 survey…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Principals, Demography, Administrator Characteristics
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Warner-Griffin, Catharine; Noel, Amber; Tadler, Chrystine – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
There are at least four ways teachers may enter a new school: directly after receiving a new degree, exiting a different career, transferring from another school or type of position in a school, or after a break from teaching. The data used in this report span 25 years, from 1987 to 2012, providing an overview of these four key sources of newly…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, National Surveys, Beginning Teachers, Experienced Teachers
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Rahman, Taslima; Fox, Mary Ann; Ikoma, Sakiko; Gray, Lucinda – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
This report provides a snapshot of the extent to which U.S. public school students are taught by certified and experienced teachers. The report uses two datasets available to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES): the Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) and the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). SASS provides a…
Descriptors: Public School Teachers, Teacher Certification, Experienced Teachers, Teacher Qualifications
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Gray, Lucinda; Taie, Soheyla – National Center for Education Statistics, 2015
This First Look report provides selected findings from all five waves of the Beginning Teacher Longitudinal Study (BTLS) along with data tables and methodological information. The BTLS follows a sample of public elementary and secondary school teachers who participated in the 2007-08 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), and whose first year of…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Labor Turnover, Longitudinal Studies, Beginning Teachers
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Robers, Simone; Zhang, Anlan; Morgan, Rachel E. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2015
Our nation's schools should be safe havens for teaching and learning, free of crime and violence. Any instance of crime or violence at school not only affects the individuals involved, but also may disrupt the educational process and affect bystanders, the school itself, and the surrounding community (Brookmeyer, Fanti, and Henrich 2006;…
Descriptors: Crime, School Safety, National Surveys, Violence
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Sparks, Dinah; Malkus, Nat – National Center for Education Statistics, 2015
This Statistics in Brief explores teacher autonomy in the classroom during the 2003-04, 2007-08, and 2011-12 school years. Using data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), the Statistics in Brief examines a construct of teacher autonomy based on teachers' responses to six questions regarding…
Descriptors: Public School Teachers, Professional Autonomy, Teacher Attitudes, National Surveys
Boser, Ulrich; Hanna, Robert – Center for American Progress, 2014
Over the past few years, there has been an ever-growing chorus of those who grumble that teachers are unhappy with their lack of control and freedom and have grown to deeply dislike their jobs. This article asks if teachers really lack autonomy and freedom, and wonders if as a nation, whether or not we have reached the right balance of…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Professional Autonomy, Teacher Surveys, Principals
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