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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
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (NJ1), 2008
There is a strong and growing argument for higher educational attainment in the United States. The jobs that are expected to support the economy in the coming years will depend on a skilled workforce that is able to learn and adapt quickly to new challenges. However, demographic patterns demonstrate that relying on the traditional K-16 pipeline to…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Distance Education, State Action, Educational Attainment
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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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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
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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
2001
This document contains three papers on workplace learning issues and human resource development. "The Impact of Self-Management on Training Participation" (Jasper B. van Loo, Andries de Guip, Jo G.L. Thijssen) combines HRD and economic theory to in an attempt to explain the relationship between self-management and training participation.…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Corporate Education, Economic Factors, Economics
Gamble, Connolly – 1984
A study examined the participation of ordained ministers in continuing education. Of some 5,400 questionnaires mailed to ministers of 12 Protestant denominations who lived throughout the United States and Canada, 1,984 usable responses were returned. Based on these responses, it would appear that the typical survey respondent was a 45-year-old…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, Clergy, Continuing Education
Naylor, Michele – 1985
Technological advancement has both facilitated and necessitated the development of distance education programming. In developing nations, distance education is often used to provide traditional education like that usually available in conventional institutions in the Western world. Whereas distance education in the Soviet Union focuses on…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Analysis, Consortia, Cooperative Planning
Levesque, Karen; Lauen, Doug; Teitelbaum, Peter; Alt, Martha; Librera, Sally – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2000
Describes trends in participation in secondary and postsecondary vocational education. Available data signal that change is occurring in the directions advocated by recent reform efforts, especially improved academic preparation and greater postsecondary education participation. (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Trends, Participation, Postsecondary Education