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Ziebarth, Todd; Palmer, Louann Bierlein – National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 2018
This ninth edition of "Measuring up to the Model: A Ranking of State Charter School Laws" presents the latest activity in charter public school legislation across the country. For the second year in a row, the 2018 rankings measure each state's charter school law against the National Alliance's updated model charter school law, "New…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Public Schools, School Law, State Legislation
New Jersey Department of Education, 2018
This report presents information provided by New Jersey public schools for the 2016-17 school year on incidents of violence; vandalism; weapon offenses; substance offenses; and harassment, intimidation, and bullying (HIB). The information is presented annually by the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) to the Governor and Legislature to…
Descriptors: Weapons, Charter Schools, Substance Abuse, Violence
New Mexico Higher Education Department, 2018
The New Mexico (NM) higher education state attainment goal -- the Route to 66 -- has been a driving force for many of the initiatives undertaken in New Mexico. The New Mexico Higher Education Department (HED) works energetically and collaboratively with 31 public higher education institutions (HEIs) across the State. The HED also registers and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Colleges, Private Colleges, Adult Education
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2018
Twelve years remain in the "60x30TX" higher education plan for Texas. The overarching goal of the plan is for 60 percent of young adult Texans, ages 25-34, to have a certificate or degree by 2030. This is the third "60x30TX" progress report issued by the THECB. It provides breakouts and explanations of the "60x30TX"…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Planning, Educational Attainment, Statewide Planning
Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President, 2018
"Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2019" contains the Budget Message of the President, information on the President's priorities, and summary tables. 2018 has seen boosted economic growth, the creation of more than two million jobs, and the addition of nearly $5 trillion in new wealth to the stock market. Unemployment…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Budgets, Expenditures, Economic Development
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, 2018
This fact sheet presents information on: (1) Hispanic demographics; (2) Hispanic academic attainment; (3) Hispanic higher education; and (4) Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs).
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Hispanic American Students, Demography, Educational Attainment
Hawaii State Department of Education, 2018
This data book profiles noteworthy academic events, trends and outcomes at the state and complex-area level. It includes tables, figures and narrative sections related to demographic, financial and educational performance. Also, comparisons to other states with characteristics similar to Hawaii are provided to illustrate relative progress or…
Descriptors: Demography, Educational Finance, Academic Achievement, Tables (Data)
Indiana Commission for Higher Education, 2018
The Indiana Commission for Higher Education's College Readiness Reports are designed to provide information on students entering college. The reports encompass the first year of college for students who graduated from high school during the previous academic year, and the College Readiness dashboard provides a closer look at longer-term outcomes…
Descriptors: College Readiness, College Freshmen, High School Graduates, Outcomes of Education
American Association of Community Colleges, 2018
Fall-to-fall retention and persistence are important early indicators for students working toward degrees and certificates. Data examined by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center indicated that the overall rate for students who began at a community college in fall 2016 and persisted the next fall (enrolled in the same college or…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Two Year College Students, Minority Group Students, School Holding Power
American Association of Community Colleges, 2018
Incarcerated individuals have lower educational attainment than the general population, but education plays an important part in their re-entry into society. Prison education has shown to increase the likelihood of employment upon release and reduced recidivism. With about 1.5 million incarcerated individuals in state and federal prisons, and…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Grants, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions
American Association of Community Colleges, 2018
Community colleges enroll a diverse population of military-affiliated students, including those still on active duty, reservists and veterans. According to 2015-16 federal data, student veterans accounted for about 4.8 percent of community college students, active-duty military students another 1.5 percent and reservists comprised 0.1 percent,…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Veterans Education
American Association of Community Colleges, 2018
Average salaries of full-time STEM workers with some college education was 26 percent higher than non-STEM workers with a similar education, according to a recent analysis by the Pew Research Center of Census data on the STEM workforce from 1990 to 2016. Health-related occupations had the largest concentration of women in STEM jobs. Of the nine…
Descriptors: Employed Women, Females, Educational Attainment, Occupations
Advocates for Children of New Jersey, 2018
Advocating for quality early care and education has been an Advocates for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ) priority for many years, starting with the commitment to ensure that children in disadvantaged communities have the opportunity for state-funded, full-day preschool. ACNJ firmly believes that the path to success in school and in life starts with…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Educational Quality, Access to Education
National Student Clearinghouse, 2018
Of all students who started college in fall 2016, 73.9 percent persisted at any U.S. institution in fall 2017, while 61.6 percent were retained at their starting institution. The persistence rate is the percentage of students who return to college at any institution for their second year, while the retention rate is the percentage of students who…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Academic Persistence, School Holding Power, Educational Trends
ACT, Inc., 2018
This report looks at the progress of the ACT®-tested 2018 U.S. high school graduating class relative to college and career readiness. The data in this report are based on more than 1.9 million graduates--55% of the students in the 2018 national graduating class--who took the ACT at some time from grade 10 to 12. The ACT was taken by the majority…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, High School Graduates, College Entrance Examinations
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