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Kleiner, Anne; Farris, Elizabeth – 2002
Since 1994, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) has surveyed public schools to estimate access to information technology in schools and classrooms. In the fall of each academic year, anew nationally representative sample of approximately 1,000 public schools has been surveyed about Internet access and Internet-related topics. This…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Access to Information, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Equipment
Parsad, Basmat; Skinner, Rebecca; Farris, Elizabeth – 2001
In fall 1995, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) conducted a survey of advanced telecommunications in private schools to provide baseline data on computer and Internet availability, and allow for comparisons with public schools. To revisit the issue of computer and Internet availability in private schools and measure changes since…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Computer Uses in Education, Computers, Educational Equipment
Lewis, Laurie; Snow, Kyle; Farris, Elizabeth; Levin, Douglas – 1999
This report presents findings from the second national survey of distance education undertaken by the National Center for Education Statistics. The survey covers the 12-month 1997-98 academic year and includes data for higher education institutions as well as all 2-year and 4-year postsecondary institutions. Highlights of the report include the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Change Strategies, Distance Education, Educational Technology
Heaviside, Sheila; Farris, Elizabeth – 1997
This document provides data from a nationally representative sample of private elementary, secondary, and combined schools in the United States and District of Columbia in the fall 1995. Twenty-five percent of private schools had access to the Internet. By comparison, 50% of public schools were on the Internet. Access to the Internet varied by…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Educational Equipment, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education