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OECD Publishing, 2018
While the benefits of early childhood education and care (ECEC) services to better learning are now widely acknowledged, a widespread and accessible provision for these services also helps support gender equality in the workforce. In particular, the availability, intensity, reliability and affordability of ECEC play an important role in engaging…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Early Childhood Education, Womens Studies, Mothers
Gerry, Gail; Corcoran, Tom – Consortium for Policy Research in Education, 2011
In the fall of 2009, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funded a three-year project proposed by the International Baccalaureate (IB) to demonstrate the feasibility of increasing the participation of minority students and students in poverty in its Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP) in selected school districts in the…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Program Effectiveness, Minority Group Students, Public Schools
Hughes, Sarah – Colorado Children's Campaign, 2011
Nationally, children in immigrant families (defined as a child who is foreign-born or, in most cases, U.S.-born with at least one foreign-born parent) represent the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. child population. In 2009, nearly one in four U.S. children lived in an immigrant family--more than 17 million children nationwide. Although…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Child Care, Family Structure, Social Indicators
Bremer, Chris; Albus, Debra; Thurlow, Martha L. – National Center on Educational Outcomes, University of Minnesota, 2011
This is the twelfth annual report by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) analyzing public reporting of disaggregated assessment data for elementary and secondary students with disabilities in the United States. Reporting disaggregated performance data at the state and district level to the public is required of states by the…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Alternative Assessment, Outcomes of Education, Disabilities
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Aud, Susan, Ed.; Hannes, Gretchen, Ed. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
Since 1870, the federal government has gathered data about students, teachers, schools, and education funding. As mandated by Congress, the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in the Institute of Education Sciences annually publishes a statistical report on the status and progress of education in the…
Descriptors: School Statistics, Educational Indicators, Educational Trends, Educational Finance
Stanton, Geoff; David, Miriam; Hall, Geoff; Brown, Richard; Ebdon, Les; Kendall, Steve; Watters, Kate – Learning and Skills Network (NJ3), 2008
Over a decade has gone by since the report of the Widening Participation Committee--"Learning works"--was presented to the Further Education Funding Council. Ten years on, this report asks how far have we come in the decade since "Learning works"? What progress have we made? And what barriers have we yet to overcome? Bringing…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Access to Education, Performance Factors, Barriers
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Aud, Susan; Hussar, William; Kena, Grace; Bianco, Kevin; Frohlich, Lauren; Kemp, Jana; Tahan, Kim – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
To ensure reliable, accurate, and timely data, which are necessary to monitor the progress of education in the United States, Congress has mandated that the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) produce an annual report, "The Condition of Education." This year's report presents 50 indicators of important developments and trends…
Descriptors: School Statistics, Educational Indicators, Educational Trends, Educational Finance
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Livingston, Andrea, Ed. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2006
This publication contains a sample of the 50 indicators in "The Condition of Education 2006." Since 1870, the federal government has gathered data about students, teachers, schools, and education funding. As mandated by Congress, the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in the Institute of…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government, Educational Indicators, School Statistics