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National Education Association, 2019
The National Education Association (NEA) strongly believes in the importance of an educator workforce that reflects the diversity of the United States. This belief extends not only to classroom teachers and education support professionals, but also to administrators and other school and district staff. This brief provides information about the…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Gender Issues, Minority Groups
National Education Association, 2019
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, Enrollment Trends, Attendance Patterns, Teacher Salaries
Lara, Julia; Noble, Kenneth; Pelika, Stacey; Coons, Andy – National Education Association, 2018
Educators and policymakers have become increasingly concerned about the issue of student absenteeism in general and, in particular, chronic absenteeism. This is because chronic absenteeism can have lasting effects on students' economic and social development. Children who are chronically absent have lower levels of school readiness upon entering…
Descriptors: Attendance, At Risk Students, Minority Group Students, Students with Disabilities
National Education Association, 2018
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, Government Role, Educational Finance, Geographic Location
National Education Association, 2017
The data presented in this combined report provide facts about the extent to which local, state, and national governments commit resources to public education. NEA Research offers this report to its state and local affiliates as well as to researchers, policymakers, and the public as a tool to examine public education policies, programs, and…
Descriptors: Public Education, Government Role, Educational Finance, Geographic Location
Tuck, Kathy D.; Holmes, Dwight R. – National Education Association, 2016
This study analyzes data collected between 2000 and 2013 from the annual National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Common Core of Data (CCD) Local Education Agency (School District) Universe Survey; the NCES Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS); and the U.S. Census Bureau Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates Survey (SAIPE). The findings…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Media Specialists, Learning Resources Centers, School Libraries
Tuck, Kathy D.; Holmes, Dwight R. – National Education Association, 2016
At the request of New Business Item: 89 (NBI: 89) adopted at the 2015 NEA Representative Assembly, this study examines the extent to which students have access to public school library/media centers with qualified staff and up-to-date resources. The study explores trends in library/media center openings and closings as well as staffing patterns…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Media Specialists, Learning Resources Centers, School Libraries
National Education Association, 2015
The data presented in this combined 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.…
Descriptors: Public Education, Government Role, Educational Finance, Geographic Location
National Education Association, 2012
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. The National Education Association (NEA) Research offers this report to its state and local affiliates as well as to researchers, policymakers, and…
Descriptors: School Statistics, Public Education, Government Role, Educational Finance
Mobley, Pamela Rios – National Education Association, 2010
In 2005, the National Education Association (NEA) began publishing a series of reports on the status of underserved groups in education. This report on the status of women and girls is based on the principle that every student has the human and civil right to a quality public education. America's public schools are expected to serve the needs of…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Females, Womens Education, Civil Rights