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Postsecondary Institutions and Cost of Attendance in 2017-18; Degrees and Other Awards Conferred, 2016-17; and 12-Month Enrollment, 2016-17: First Look, Preliminary Data

Categories: Education-Higher,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

A collection of recent data on higher education showing modest increases in the cost of attendance.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


Postsecondary Enrollment Before, During, and Since the Great Recession

Categories: Business/Economics,Education-Higher,Financial Crisis/Markets,Population/Census,Statistics

Examines the postsecondary enrollment of the adult population by demographic and social characteristics, such as age, sex, race and Hispanic origin.  Finds that enrollment increased from 2006 to 2011, then decreased by 2015 with the largest decrease coming in two year institutions.  From the Census Bureau


The Condition of Education 2018

Categories: Children,Education,Education-Higher,Headlines,Statistics

Covers 47 education indicators ranging from preK through postsecondary levels of education, which show important trends and developments. Three special areas cover choices/costs in early childhood care arrangements, characteristics of teachers who entered the profession through an alternative route to certification, and average student loan balances for those completing graduate degrees. From the National Center for Education Statistics


Race, Economics, and Social Status

Examines Consumer Expenditure Survey data to explore the patterns of social and economic factors in U.S. society by race and ethnicity.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


The Integration of the Humanities and the Arts with the Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Higher Education: Branches from the Same Tree

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Education-Higher,Mathematics,Science/Technology

Examines a trend in higher education to bring together the knowledge and types of inquiry from different disciplines within a single course or program of study.  Requires the creation of a free account.  From the National Academies Press


College Enrollment and Work Activity of Recent High School and College Graduates: 2017

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

Provides details on percentage of 2017 high school graduates enrolled in college and percentage of college graduates receiving degrees in 2017 who have employment.   Includes demographic characteristics of those covered and employment status of those with postsecondary degrees by type of degree. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Projections of Education Statistics to 2026

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Statistics

Latest annual issue which provides national level data on enrollment, teachers, high school graduates, and expenditures at the elementary/secondary level and enrollment and degrees awarded at the postsecondary level for the past 15 years and projections to 2026. From the National Center for Education Statistics


Career and Technical Education Programs in Public School Districts: 2016-17

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

Provides information about the types of career and technical education programs provided in the public schools, the entities that provide the programs, and the places where they are offered.  Also presents data about work-based learning activities and employer involvement in CTE programs.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


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