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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
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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Robers, Simone; Kemp, Jana; Rathbun, Amy; Morgan, Rachel E. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2014
"Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2013" provides the most recent national indicators on school crime and safety. The information presented in this report is intended to serve as a reference for policymakers and practitioners so that they can develop effective programs and policies aimed at violence and school crime prevention.…
Descriptors: Crime, School Safety, Violence, Death
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Goldring, Rebecca; Taie, Soheyla – National Center for Education Statistics, 2014
This report presents selected findings from the Public School Principal Status and Private School Principal Status Data Files of the 2012-13 Principal Follow-up Survey (PFS). The PFS is a nationally representative sample survey of public and private K-12 schools in the 50 states and District of Columbia and was initiated to inform discussions and…
Descriptors: Principals, Occupational Mobility, Labor Turnover, Surveys
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Goldring, Rebecca; Taie, Soheyla; Riddles, Minsun – National Center for Education Statistics, 2014
This report presents selected findings from the Current Teacher and Former Teacher Data Files of the 2012-13 Teacher Follow-up Survey (TFS). TFS is a nationally representative sample survey of public and private school K-12 teachers who participated in the previous year's Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS). First fielded in school year 1988-89,…
Descriptors: Teacher Surveys, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Questionnaires
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Robers, Simone; Kemp, Jana; Truman, Jennifer – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
Establishing reliable indicators of the current state of school crime and safety across the nation and regularly updating and monitoring these indicators is important in ensuring the safety of our nation's students. This is the aim of "Indicators of School Crime and Safety." This report is the fifteenth in a series of annual publications…
Descriptors: School Safety, Crime, Violence, Death
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Robers, Simone; Zhang, Jijun; Truman, Jennifer – National Center for Education Statistics, 2012
This report is the fourteenth in a series of annual publications produced jointly by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences (IES), in the U.S. Department of Education, and the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) in the U.S. Department of Justice. This report presents the most recent data available on…
Descriptors: School Safety, Crime, Violence, Death
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Robers, Simone; Zhang, Jijun; Truman, Jennifer – National Center for Education Statistics, 2010
Ensuring safer schools requires establishing good indicators of the current state of school crime and safety across the nation and regularly updating and monitoring these indicators. This is the aim of this report. This report is the thirteenth in a series of annual publications produced jointly by the National Center for Education Statistics…
Descriptors: Crime, School Safety, School Surveys, National Surveys
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Graham, Shawna; Parmer, Randall; Chambers, Lisa; Tourkin, Steven; Lyter, Deanna M. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
The Teacher Follow-up Survey (TFS) is sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) on behalf of the U.S. Department of Education and is conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. TFS is a follow-up survey of selected elementary and secondary school teachers who participated in the Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS). SASS is the…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Teaching (Occupation)