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Snyder, Thomas D.; Dinkes, Rachel; Sonnenberg, William; Cornman, Stephen – National Center for Education Statistics, 2019
In 1965, Congress established Title I, Part A (herein referred to as Title I) as a part of the landmark Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Congress noted two issues that it hoped to address through Title I funding: schools needed additional financial assistance to provide services to children in low-income families, and school…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Federal Aid
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Wang, Ke; Rathburn, Amy; Musu, Lauren – National Center for Education Statistics, 2019
The term "school choice" describes an array of elementary and secondary education options available to students and their families. Parents can send their children to the public schools designated for their home address, or they may have other options within the public school system such as to enroll their children in charter schools or…
Descriptors: School Choice, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment Trends, Public Schools
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Lessne, Deborah; Yanez, Christine – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This report investigates the relationship between students' feelings of safety in school and their perceptions about the level of crime in their home neighborhoods and school neighborhoods. It further examines whether students' reports of feeling safe in school despite being in high crime neighborhoods are related to students' reports that they…
Descriptors: School Safety, Crime, Student Attitudes, Peer Relationship
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Bowsher, Amanda; Sparks, Dinah; Hoyer, Kathleen Mulvaney – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This Statistics in Brief adds to existing research on early-career teachers by presenting findings on their preparation and supports from data from the 2011-12 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS). This brief, like past research, investigates several specific areas of preparation and types of support. For the purposes of this brief, early-career…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Public School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, National Surveys
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Quirk, Abigail; Spiegelman, Maura – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
The Principal Questionnaire was administered as part of the 2015-16 National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS), which is a nationally representative sample survey of public K-12 schools, principals, and teachers in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. This Data Point examines the relationship between public school principals' perceived…
Descriptors: Principals, Questionnaires, Administrator Surveys, Elementary Secondary Education
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Spiegelman, Maura – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
The Teacher Questionnaire was administered as part of the 2015-16 National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS), which is a nationally representative sample survey of public K-12 schools, principals, and teachers in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Community type is defined by the urban-centric school locale code based on the 2010…
Descriptors: Public School Teachers, Questionnaires, Teacher Surveys, Elementary Secondary Education
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Quirk, Abigail – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
Public and private school principals were asked to report whether their school had a staff member assigned to work on parent involvement; workshops or courses for parents or guardians; services to support parent participation such as providing child care or transportation; or a parent drop-in center or lounge. The Principal Questionnaire was…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Public Schools, Private Schools
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National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
State and local education agencies across the country face challenges related to understanding and managing their teaching staff to best help students learn. Statewide longitudinal data systems (SLDSs) offer valuable information about teacher labor markets that can be used to analyze supply and demand, inform budget and staffing decisions, and…
Descriptors: Unions, Labor Market, Teachers, Data Collection