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Pew Research Center, 2017
This analysis looks at measures of religious identification and commitment among Americans with different levels of education. Looking at the U.S. public as a whole, the answer to the question of whether more education is correlated with less religion appears to be yes. Among all U.S. adults, college graduates are considerably less likely than…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Factors, Educational Attainment, Adults
Council for Higher Education Accreditation, 2012
Institutions are accredited by three types of accreditors: national faith-related organizations that accredit religiously affiliated and doctrinally based institutions that are primarily degree-granting and nonprofit; national career-related organizations that accredit mainly for-profit career-based degree-granting and non-degree-granting…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Statistical Data, Colleges, Higher Education
Jones, Wehmah; Lao, Steven; Lilly, Samantha; Waters, Allison – Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2015
American youths are becoming increasingly less physically active and have poor nutrition habits. Nationwide, less than one third of students reported achieving the recommended level of physical activity (one hour of exercise per day). In addition, most youths consume less than the recommended daily amounts of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains.…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Nutrition, Eating Habits, Obesity
Noden, Philip; West, Anne; Hind, Audrey – Sutton Trust, 2014
This report provides key findings from a two part research project funded by the Sutton Trust and the London School of Economics & Political Science, (LSE) focusing on secondary school admissions in England. The research analyses secondary schools' admissions criteria and practices in England in 2012/13 and illustrative examples of how some…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Admission (School), Research Projects
Durham, Rachel E.; Ruiz, Rudy; Connolly, Faith – Baltimore Education Research Consortium, 2017
This Fact Book follows a series of reports completed by the Baltimore Education Research Consortium (BERC) between 2011 and 2015, that examined Baltimore City graduates' enrollment in college and later degree completion (Durham, Stein, & Connolly, 2015; Durham & Olson, 2013; Durham & Westlund, 2011), as well as indicators of college…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, College Attendance, College Graduates, High School Graduates
Connolly, Faith; Olson, Linda S. – Baltimore Education Research Consortium, 2012
This study looks at attendance in the early grades of elementary school. In particular, the authors focus on students enrolled in Pre-Kindergarten (PreK) and Kindergarten (K). They follow these young students over several years to determine their pattern of chronic absence (CA), defined as missing more than one-ninth of days enrolled, and their…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Enrollment, Kindergarten, Charts