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Earl Gregg Swem Library

School Enrollment in the United States: 2015

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Population/Census,Statistics

Tables which provide information on students by age, sex,  race, Hispanic origin, family income, and more.  Covers enrollment from kindergarten to graduate school.  Press release with links to statistical tables.  From the Census Bureau



Public High School 4-year Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate

Categories: Education,Headlines,Statistics

One table with coverage of public high school graduation rates by state for the period from 2010-11 to date.  Iowa had the highest graduation percentage and New Mexico the lowest among states for 2014-15.  From the White House


Fact Sheet: High School Graduation Rate Has Reached New High

Categories: Education,Headlines,Statistics

Announces that graduation rate from high school has reached 83.2%.  Includes table for trends since 2010-11 which covers subgroups of students.  From the White House


Teacher Preparation Issues

Categories: Careers,Education,Education-Higher,Federal State Relations,Headlines,Laws/Regulations

Final regulations for a new program of evaluating teacher preparation programs by states.  Includes placement and retention rates of graduates in first three years of teaching, feedback from graduates and their employers on effectiveness of program preparation, teacher evaluation results and more.  From the U.S. Department of Education


Sources of Newly Hired Teachers in the United States: Results from the Schools and Staffing Survey, 1987-88 to 2011-12

Categories: Careers,Education,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Examines numbers and demographic characteristics of newly hired teachers from main paths: newly graduated, delayed entrant from another type of occupation or activity, transferring teacher from another district or system, and re-entering profession after a period away from teaching.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


Programs and Services for High School English Learners in Public School Districts: 2015-16: First Look

Categories: Education,Literacy/Reading,Statistics

Provides the first nationally representative data on this topic.  Covers instructional approaches, newcomer programs, online or computer-based programs, and services, such as tutoring, designed especially for high school learners.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Education: School Year 2013-14 (Fiscal Year 2014): First Look

Categories: Education,Statistics

Covers revenues by source and expenditures by function and object.  Includes current expenditures per pupil.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


Selected Statistics from the Public Elementary and Secondary Education Universe: School Year 2014-15: First Look

Categories: Education,Statistics

Covers the following categories: number and type of public elementary and secondary schools, operational status of schools and districts, student and teacher counts, and pupil/teacher ratios.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


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