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Adult Education Attainment and Assessment Scores: A Cross-National Comparison

Categories: Education,Literacy/Reading,Mathematics,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018007.pdf

Highlights differences between several countries in the average literacy and numeracy scores for adults at different levels of education attainment.  It also compares gaps in scores between adults of higher and lower education attainment across participating countries.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Adult Training and Education: Results from the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2016: First Look

Categories: Education,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017103.pdf

Findings on adults attainment of nondegree credentials and their completion of work experience programs, such as apprenticeships and internships.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

K-12 Education: High School Sports Access and Participation

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Education,Income/Poverty,Laws/Regulations,Sex Issues,Women

http://www.gao.gov/assets/690/687164.pdf

Reviews participation rates in high school sports by certain types of school characteristics and by  gender.  Finds that at the majority of schools the participation rate in sports for girls was lower than for boys.  From the Government Accountability Office

 

 

 

Characteristics of Public Elementary and Secondary Schools in the United States: … First Look

Categories: Education,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017071.pdf

Provides information on the 90,000+ public schools in the U.S. including traditional and charter schools.  Covers such matters as staffing, start times, and special needs services. From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

 

Virginia Releases 2016-2017 SOL Test Results

Categories: Education,Statistics,Tests/Assessments,Virginia Issues

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/news/news_releases/2017/08-aug15.shtml

Reports on the percentage of public school students who achieved passing and advanced scores in reading and mathematics tests at various grade levels in Virginia.  Also covers subject focused tests.  Also provides links to results at the division and individual school levels.  From the Virginia Department of Education

 

Characteristics of Private Schools in the United States: Results from the 2015-16 Private School Universe Survey: First Look

Categories: Education,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017073.pdf

Covers school size, school level, religious orientation, association membership, geographic region, and program emphasis.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Characteristics of Public Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in the United States … First Look

Categories: Education,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017072.pdf

Presents results of a national public school teacher survey covering demographic characteristics, years of experience, highest degree earned, workload, salary, average class size, and more.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Characteristics of Public Elementary and Secondary School Principals in the United States …: First Look

Categories: Education,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017070.pdf

Offers information from a national survey on characteristics of public school principals including demographic characteristics, educational background, salary, and extent of experience.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

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