Projections of Education Statistics to 2006

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DIANE Publishing, May 1, 1997 - 202 pages
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Includes statistics on elementary and secondary schools and institutions of higher education at the national level. Included are projections for enrollment, graduates, classroom teachers, and expenditures to the year 2006. Includes projections of elementary and secondary enrollment and high school graduates to the year 2006 for public elementary and secondary schools at the state level. Also contains a methodology section describing models and assumptions used to develop the national projections. Over 200 charts, tables, graphs and maps. Glossary. Data sources.
  

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Page 113 - South: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Page 184 - Since the estimates are based on a sample, they may differ somewhat from the figures that would have been obtained If a complete census had been taken using the same schedules, Instructions, and enumerators.
Page 189 - National Center for Education Statistics, 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20208.
Page 184 - In addition to such sampling errors, all surveys, both universe and sample, are subject to design, reporting, and processing errors and errors due to nonresponse. To the extent possible, these nonsampling errors are kept to a minimum by methods built into the survey procedures. In general, however, the effects of nonsampling errors are more difficult to gauge than those produced by sampling variability. Sampling Errors The...
Page 178 - SOURCE: US Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Statistics of State School Systems; Statistics of Public Elementary and Secondary Schools; "Selected Public and Private Elementary and Secondary Education Statistics,
Page 192 - To reduce reporting error, NCES used national standards for reporting finance statistics. These standards are contained in College and University Business Administration: Administrative Services (1974 Edition) and the Financial Accounting and Reporting Manual for Higher Education (1990 Edition) published by the National Association of College and University Business Officers; Audits of Colleges and Universities (as amended August 31, 1974), by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants;...
Page 198 - MS, is awarded in the liberal arts and sciences for advanced scholarship in a subject field or discipline and demonstrated ability to perform scholarly research. A second type of master's degree is awarded for the completion of a professionally oriented program, for example, an M.Ed. in education, an MBA in business administration, an MFA in fine arts, an MM in music, an MSW in social work, and an MPA in public administration. A third type of master's degree is awarded in professional fields for...
Page 198 - Revenues: All funds received from external sources, net of refunds and correcting transactions. Noncash transactions such as receipt of services, commodities, or other receipts "in kind" are excluded, as are funds received from the issuance of debt, liquidation of investments, or nonroutine sale of property.
Page 197 - Elementary school: A school classified as elementary by state and local practice and composed of any span of grades not above grade 8. A preschool or kindergarten school is included under this heading only if it is an integral part of an elementary school or a regularly established school system.
Page 200 - Anderson's distribution. Econometrics: The quantitative examination of economic trends and relationships using statistical techniques, and the development, examination, and refinement of those techniques. Estimate: A numerical value obtained from a statistical sample and assigned to a population parameter. The particular value yielded by an estimator in a given set of circumstances or the rule by which such particular values are calculated. Estimating equation: An equation involving observed quantities...

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