NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Source
National Center for Education…8
Location
United States8
Asia1
Australia1
Canada1
Laws, Policies, & Programs
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing all 8 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
McFarland, Joel; Stark, Patrick; Cui, Jiashan – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
Dropping out of high school is related to a number of negative outcomes. For example, the median income of persons ages 18 through 67 who had not completed high school was roughly $26,000 in 2013. By comparison, the median income of persons ages 18 through 67 who completed their education with at least a high school credential (i.e., a regular…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, High School Graduates, Dropout Rate
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Goodman, Madeline; Finnegan, Robert; Mohadjer, Leyla; Krenzke, Tom; Hogan, Jacquie – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
The Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) is a cyclical, large scale study of adult skills and life experience focusing on education and employment that was developed and organized by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). In the United States, the study was conducted in 2011-12 with a…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Numeracy, Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
O'Donnell, Kevin; Chapman, Chris – National Center for Education Statistics, 2006
This report presents selected data on adults' participation in educational activities in the United States, excluding full-time only enrollments in college/university or vocational/technical credential programs, over a 12-month period from 2004-05. Historically, full-time only participation in postsecondary (college and vocational) programs has…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Participation, Adult Education, Individual Characteristics
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Rooney, Patrick; Hussar, William; Planty, Michael; Choy, Susan; Hampden-Thompson, Gillian; Provasnik, Stephen; Fox, Mary Ann – National Center for Education Statistics, 2006
Efforts to monitor the progress of U.S. education and respond to its opportunities and challenges depend on reliable, accurate, and timely data. To provide such data, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) each year submits to Congress the mandated report, The Condition of Education. This year's report presents indicators of important…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, School Statistics, Academic Achievement, Student Participation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Brick, J. Michael; Hagedorn, Mary Collins; Montaquila, Jill; Roth, Shelley Brock; Chapman, Christopher – National Center for Education Statistics, 2006
The National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES) includes a series of random digit dial (RDD) surveys developed by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. It is designed to collect information on important educational issues through telephone surveys of…
Descriptors: Telephone Surveys, Incentives, Research Methodology, Sample Size
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Knapp, Laura G.; Kelly-Reid, Janice E.; Whitmore, Roy W. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2006
This "First Look" presents findings from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) fall 2005 collection, which included two survey components: Institutional Characteristics for the 2005-06 academic year, and Completions covering the period July 1, 2004, through June 30, 2005. These data were collected through the IPEDS…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Academic Degrees, Institutional Characteristics, Tuition
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Snyder, Thomas D.; Tan, Alexandra G.; Hoffman, Charlene M. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2006
The 2005 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 41st in a series of publications initiated in 1962. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school. The "Digest" includes a selection of data…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools, Public School Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Provasnik, Stephen; KewalRamani, Angelina; Coleman, Mary McLaughlin; Gilbertson, Lauren; Herring, Will; Xie, Qingshu – National Center for Education Statistics, 2007
In 2006, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) released a new classification system to make the reporting of locale data consistent across its various surveys and to be more precise in its classification of rural areas. This report brings together data from National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and Census surveys and…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Rural Education, Rural Schools, Public Schools