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Cronen, Stephanie; McQuiggan, Meghan; Isenberg, Emily – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This First Look report provides selected key findings on adults' attainment of nondegree credentials (licenses, certifications, and postsecondary certificates), and their completion of work experience programs such as apprenticeships and internships. This version of the report corrects an error in three tables in the originally released version…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Attainment, National Surveys, Certification
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Cataldi, Emily Forrest; Bennett, Christopher T.; Chen, Xianglei – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This Statistics in Brief focuses on students whose parents have not attended college and examines these students' high school success and postsecondary enrollment, persistence and degree completion once they enrolled in college, and graduate school enrollment and employment outcomes after they attained a bachelor's degree. Their outcomes are…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Access to Education, Prior Learning, Academic Persistence
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Snyder, Thomas D.; de Brey, Cristobal; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
The 2016 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 52nd in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The "Digest" has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Federal Aid, Educational Finance
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McFarland, Joel; Cui, Jiashan; Stark, Patrick – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This report draws on an array of nationally representative surveys and administrative datasets to present statistics on high school dropout and completion rates. The report includes estimates of the percentage of students who drop out in a given 12-month period (event dropout rates), the percentage of young people in a specified age range who are…
Descriptors: Dropout Rate, Graduation Rate, High School Graduates, High School Students
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Lessne, Deborah; Yanez, Christine – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
Data from the School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey, a nationally representative sample survey of students ages 12 through 18, were used to examine changes in reports of bullying and being called hate-related words at school. The SCS study is completed every other year. Data from five consecutive surveys are…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Student Surveys, Preadolescents
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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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Lessne, Deborah; Yanez, Christine – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
For the 2014-2015 school year, 20.8 percent of students reported being bullied at school. This report examines these students' experiences of bullying by repetition and power imbalance, two components of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) uniform definition of bullying. The report reviews the association of these components with…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Power Structure, Repetition
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Cronen, Stephanie; Isenberg, Emily – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
A common approach to describing the credentials required for occupations is to cite whether workers hold an educational degree beyond a high school diploma--that is, whether they hold a postsecondary degree. Using a postsecondary degree as a measure of occupational credentialing, 45 percent of labor force participants (adults who are working or…
Descriptors: Credentials, Academic Degrees, Labor Force, Occupational Surveys
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Glander, Mark; Cornman, Stephen Q.; Zhou, Lei; Noel, Amber M.; Nakamoto, Nanae – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
The Teacher Compensation Survey (TCS) was a research and development effort by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) to explore the possibility of developing an administrative records survey that would compile compensation and demographic data on all public school teachers in the nation. A pilot survey in 2007 collected data from…
Descriptors: Compensation (Remuneration), Public School Teachers, Data Collection, Research Problems
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Jackson, Michael; Diliberti, Melissa; Kemp, Jana; Hummel, Steven; Cox, Christina; Gbondo-Tugbawa, Komba; Simon, Dillon – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
The School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS) is managed by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) within the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education. SSOCS collects extensive crime and safety data from principals and administrators of public schools in the United States. Data from this collection can be…
Descriptors: School Surveys, Crime, School Safety, Public Schools
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Mulligan, Gail M.; McCaroll, Jill Carlivati; Flanagan, Kristin Denton; Potter, Daniel – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This report is intended to provide a snapshot of the children in the ECLS-K:2011 cohort who were in kindergarten for the first time in the 2010-11 school year and in fourth grade 4 years later during the spring of 2015. About 88 percent of children enrolled in kindergarten in 2010-11 were in kindergarten for the first time that school year and…
Descriptors: Children, Surveys, Longitudinal Studies, Grade 4
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Zhang, Anlan; Wang, Ke; Zhang, Jizhi; Kemp, Jana; Diliberti, Melissa; Oudekerk, Barbara A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
A joint effort by the National Center for Education Statistics and the Bureau of Justice Statistics, this annual report examines crime occurring in schools and colleges. This report presents data on crime at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, principals, and the general population from an array of sources--the National Crime…
Descriptors: Crime, Violence, School Safety, National Surveys
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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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KewalRamani, Angelina; Zhang, Jijun; Wang, Xiaolei; Rathbun, Amy; Corcoran, Lisa; Diliberti, Melissa; Zhang, Jizhi – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
Educators, policymakers, and parents alike are focused on ensuring the academic success of the nation's students. These efforts interact with the expanding use of technology, which affects the lives of students both inside and outside of the classroom. Thus, the role that technology plays in education is an evolving area of research that continues…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Access to Computers, Internet, Computer Use
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Yanez, Christina; Lessne, Deborah – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
Student victimization and school violence have been an ongoing cause of national concern, resulting in a concerted effort among educators, administrators, parents, and policymakers to determine the gravity of the issue and consider approaches to crime prevention. This Statistics in Brief presents estimates of student criminal victimization at…
Descriptors: Victims, Violence, Questionnaires, National Surveys
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