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ERIC Number: ED526786
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar-18
Pages: 542
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-5988-8477-7
Almanac of American Education, 2011
Bernan Press
"The Almanac of American Education" is an easy-to-use, single-volume source designed to help users understand and compare the quality of education at the national, state, and county levels. Compiled from official U.S. government and reliable private sources, "The Almanac" contains historical and current data, insightful analysis, and useful graphs that provide compelling insights into the state of education in America. The appendix to this title functions as a guide to education resources on the Internet. It provides site descriptions and evaluations along with URLs, giving users the information they need to go directly to the sites that will be of greatest use to them. "The Almanac" provides national coverage of school enrollment and educational attainment, looking at American education from a variety of different angles. State-level statistics include: (1) average SAT and ACT scores; (2) per-student expenditures; (3) private and public school enrollment; (4) student poverty; and (5) public school teacher salaries and teacher characteristics regional comparative data. County-level statistics include: (1) information on student/teacher ratios; (2) free lunch eligibility; (3) numbers of students and graduates; (4) attainment levels; and (5) per-student expenditures. New for 2011: (1) a selection of national tables on college enrollment and costs; and (2) county-level estimates of child poverty and health insurance coverage. Guide to Educational Resources on the Internet is appended. An index is included. (Contains 43 tables and 22 figures.)
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: ACT Assessment; SAT (College Admission Test)