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National Education Association, 2023
The data presented in this report provide facts about the extent to which local, state, and national governments commit resources to public education. As one might expect in a nation as diverse as the United States--with respect to economics, geography, and politics--the level of commitment to education varies on a state-by-state basis. Thus, NEA…
Descriptors: School Statistics, Public Education, Educational Finance, Enrollment
National Education Association, 2022
The data presented in this report provide facts about the extent to which local, state, and national governments commit resources to public education. As one might expect in a nation as diverse as the United States -- with respect to economics, geography, and politics -- the level of commitment to education varies on a state-by-state basis. Thus,…
Descriptors: School Statistics, Public Education, Educational Finance, Enrollment
National Education Association, 2022
The crisis of teacher shortages across the United States accelerated to a five-alarm fire during the COVID-19 pandemic. Low pay and the gap between teacher pay and that of other similarly educated professionals is one of the primary factors contributing to this shortage. The escalating crisis impacts student learning and the professional status…
Descriptors: Teacher Shortage, Teacher Salaries, Compensation (Remuneration), Federal Legislation
National Education Association, 2021
The data presented in this report provide facts about the extent to which local, state, and national governments commit resources to public education. As one might expect in a nation as diverse as the United States--with respect to economics, geography, and politics--the level of commitment to education varies on a state-by-state basis. Thus, NEA…
Descriptors: Public Education, Educational Finance, Enrollment, Attendance
National Education Association, 2020
The data presented in this report provide facts about the extent to which local, state, and national governments commit resources to public education. As one might expect in a nation as diverse as the United States--with respect to economics, geography, and politics--the level of commitment to education varies on a state-by-state basis. Thus, the…
Descriptors: Public Education, Enrollment Trends, Attendance Patterns, Teacher Salaries
National Education Association, 2017
Efforts to subsidize private education take a variety of forms, with the most familiar being the private school voucher provided directly to parents. But there are other less direct ways governments subsidize private schools. One such method is to provide a tax credit to parents to offset their personal education expenses (education tax credit).…
Descriptors: Private Education, Grants, Tax Credits, Educational Benefits
Taylor, Erika D.; Pelika, Stacey; Coons, Andy – National Education Association, 2017
While it was acknowledged as an issue approximately three decades ago, the discussions around shortages in the educator workforce have increased in recent years, causing a great deal of alarm about the nation's capacity to provide quality educators for its students. A related concern is the lack of teachers of color, relative to an increasingly…
Descriptors: Minority Group Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Standardized Tests
National Education Association, 2016
The data presented in this combined report--"Rankings & Estimates"--provide facts about the extent to which local, state, and national governments commit resources to public education. As one might expect in a nation as diverse as the United States--with respect to economics, geography, and politics--the level of commitment to…
Descriptors: Public Education, Government Role, Educational Finance, Geographic Location
National Education Association, 2016
This paper examines poverty's impact on student physical health, socioemotional health, and the brain. Further, although children spend only 20 percent of their time in school, this paper examines the school's role in student development, as well as proposes effective policies and programs that go beyond the classroom.
Descriptors: Poverty, Low Income Students, Disadvantaged Youth, Family Environment
Coffman, Ann Nutter; Patterson, Richelle – National Education Association, 2014
Teacher preparation plays a critical role in ensuring that teachers are prepared to lead and impact student learning from the first day they are responsible for student learning. The best way to ensure that every teacher is "profession-ready" from their first day as a teacher-of-record is for preparation programs to incorporate teacher…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teachers, Student Teaching, Residential Programs
Verdugo, Richard – National Education Association, 2006
On March 10, 2006, the National Education Association (NEA) and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) joined forces and convened an Education Summit in Denver, Colorado. The purpose of the Summit was to have participants (mainly community activists) discuss and provide information and strategies as to how educators and policy makers…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Hispanic American Students, Equal Education, Educational Innovation
Lee, Stacey J. – National Education Association, 2005
In January 2005, the National Education Association (NEA) partnered with the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) to host the National Summit on Asian and Pacific Islander Issues in Education. The Summit brought together over 50 researchers, leaders of national organizations, and NEA members to discuss the status of…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, Student Diversity, Minority Groups
Trujillo, Octaviana V.; Alston, Denise A. – National Education Association, 2005
On October 27, 2004, the National Education Association (NEA) joined with the National Indian Education Association (NIEA) to host "Moving from Research to Practice: A Summit on Indian Students." Over 100 American Indian and Alaska Native education practitioners and researchers from Alaska to Mississippi gathered to share their knowledge…
Descriptors: American Indians, Alaska Natives, Empowerment, American Indian Education