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Snyder, Thomas D.; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
The 2012 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 48th in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The "Digest" has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field…
Descriptors: School Statistics, Definitions, Tables (Data), Longitudinal Studies
Karoly, Lynn A. – RAND Corporation, 2012
Using two sources of representative data: the 2005 National Household Education Survey and the 2007 RAND California Preschool Study, this paper describes child care and early learning arrangements for the approximately 2.8 million California children ages 0 to 5 who are younger than the age at which they would enter kindergarten. The focus is on…
Descriptors: Child Care, Preschool Children, Participation, Disadvantaged Youth
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Snyder, Thomas D.; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2012
The 2011 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 47th in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The "Digest" has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Error Patterns
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National Center for Education Statistics, 2008
This Issue Brief provides estimates of the number and percentage of homeschooled students in the United States in 2007 and compares these estimates to those from 1999 and 2003. From 1999 to 2007, the number of homeschooled students in the United States increased, as did the homeschooling rate. In 2007, parents homeschooled their children for a…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Home Schooling, Educational Environment, Religious Education
Barnett, W. Steven; Yarosz, Donald J. – National Institute for Early Education Research, 2007
In a world shaped by global competition, preschool education programs play an increasingly vital role in child development and school readiness. There is growing awareness that early learning's impacts persist across children's life spans, affecting educational achievement, adult earning and even crime and delinquency. Preschool education is…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Family Income, Preschool Education, Family Structure
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Burns, Shelley, Ed.; Wang, Xiaolei, Ed.; Henning, Alexandra, Ed. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
Since its inception, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) has been committed to the practice of documenting its statistical methods for its customers and of seeking to avoid misinterpretation of its published data. The reason for this policy is to assure customers that proper statistical standards and techniques have been observed,…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Data Processing, Statistical Data, Data Collection
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Carver, Priscilla R.; Iruka, Iheoma U. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2006
This report presents data on participation in after-school activities and programs in the United States. The data are from the After-School Programs and Activities Survey (ASPA), a nationally representative survey of the 2005 National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES:2005). The data presented in the report are based on a sample of 11,684…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Child Care, Costs, After School Programs
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Enyeart, Christine; Diehl, Juliet; Hampden-Thompson, Gillian; Scotchmer, Marion – National Center for Education Statistics, 2006
This Issue Brief describes school-to-home communication practices and opportunities for parent involvement at school as reported by parents of U.S. school-age students from primarily English-and primarily Spanish-speaking households during the 2002-03 school year. Data are drawn from the Parent and Family Involvement in Education Survey of the…
Descriptors: Spanish Speaking, English, Native Speakers, Parent School Relationship
Bielick, Stacey; Chapman, Christopher – 2003
The National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES) provides a comprehensive set of information that may be used to estimate the use of school choice in the United States. In this country, school choice is primarily comprised of programs that allow students to attend any public school within or outside of their local school district, a magnet…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Home Schooling
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC. – 2002
This pamphlet describes the National Household Education Surveys (NHES) program, a system of telephone surveys of the noninstitutionalized civilian population of the United States. This data collection system provides information on a wide range of education-related issues. The surveys provide descriptive data on the educational activities of the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, After School Programs, Attitudes, Discipline
Nord, Christine Windquist; Lennon, Jean; Liu, Baiming; Chandler, Kathryn – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2000
Provides information on family literacy activities and signs of children's emerging literacy. Uses data from the National Household Education Survey. Data show that families are helping their children get ready for school by engaging in literacy activities with them at home. (Author/SLD)
Descriptors: Children, Emergent Literacy, Family Literacy, Literacy Education
West, Jerry; Meek, Anne; Hurst, David – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2000
Describes percentages and characteristics of children who enter kindergarten late or repeat kindergarten, as well as their subsequent performance and adjustment in school. Data are from the National Household Education Survey of the National Center for Education Statistics. (Author/SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Grade Repetition, Kindergarten, Kindergarten Children
Nolin, Mary Jo; Chandler, Kathryn – 1996
The National Household Education Survey (NHES) is a data collection system of the National Center for Education Statistics which has as its mission the collection and publication of data on the condition of education in the United States. The NHES provides descriptive data through a random digit dialed telephone survey of the noninstitutionalized…
Descriptors: Audiotape Recordings, Cognitive Psychology, Data Collection, Educational Attainment
Nolin, Mary Jo; And Others – 1997
The National Household Education Survey (NHES) is a data collection system of the National Center for Education Statistics, which has as its mission the collection and publication of data on the condition of education in the United States. The NHES is specifically designed to provide information on educational issues that are best addressed by…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Early Childhood Education
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC. – 1996
The National Household Education Survey (NHES) is a data collection system of the National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) that is designed to address a wide range of education-related issues through telephone surveys. It provides descriptive data on the educational activities of the U.S. population and offers a variety of educational…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Data Collection, Demography, Discipline
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