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Education and Certification Qualifications of Departmentalized Public High School-Level Teachers of Selected Subjects: Evidence from the 2011-12 Schools and Staffing Survey

Categories: Education,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015814.pdf

Examines the postsecondary majors and teaching certifications of public high school teachers and the percentages of teachers who have a major or certificate in their main assignment in a selection of 11 broad subject areas.   From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Education and Certification Qualifications of Public Middle Grades Teachers of Selected Subjects: Evidence from the 2011-12 Schools and Staffing Survey

Categories: Education,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015815.pdf

Examines the postsecondary majors and teaching certifications of public middle school teachers and the percentages of teachers who have a major or certificate in their main teaching assignment.  Focuses on grades 5 through 8.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Mapping State Proficiency Standards Onto NAEP Scales: Results from the 2013 NAEP Reading and Mathematics Assessments

Categories: Education,Literacy/Reading,Mathematics,Statistics,Tests/Assessments

http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/subject/publications/studies/pdf/2015046.pdf

Differing state standards make it difficult to measure student achievement at the national level.  This report presents the results of a method for blending state standards with those of the National Assessment of Educational Progress for measuring reading and math proficiency.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2015

Categories: Children,Education,Headlines,Health/Medical,Income/Poverty,Marriage/Family

http://www.childstats.gov/pdf/ac2015/ac_15.pdf

The 17th report in a series which presents 41 key indicators on important aspects of children’s lives.  The indicators cover 7 domains: family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education, and health.  Also has a special feature on health care quality among U.S. children.  From the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics

 

Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2014

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education,Education-Higher,Headlines,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015072.pdf

Annual report on crimes occurring in schools and colleges.  Covers such topics as victimization, bullying, school conditions, fights, weapons, security staff, drugs and alcohol, and student perceptions of safety at school.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

High School Longitudinal Study of 2009:… 2013 Update and High School Transcript Study: A First Look at Fall 2009 Ninth-Graders in 2013

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015037.pdf

Follows student paths from the beginning of high school into higher education and the workforce.  Includes focus on paths into and out of STEM fields of study and careers.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

The Relationship Between Education and Work Credentials

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015556.pdf

Provides brief information on the percentage of adults with a license or professional certification by the adults’ educational attainment level.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Trends in High School Dropout and Completion Rates in the United States: 1972-2012: Compendium Report

Categories: Education,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015015.pdf

Presents estimates of dropout and completion rates in 2012, provides data about trends in dropout and completion rates over the last four decades, and examines the characteristics of high school dropouts and high school completers in 2012.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

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