Digest of Education Statistics, 1995

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1995 - Education - 604 pages
This edition is the 31st in a series of publications initiated in 1962. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from kindergarten through graduate school. The "Digest" includes a selection of data from many sources, and draws especially on the results of surveys and activities of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). The publication contains information on a variety of subjects, including: (1) numbers of schools and colleges; (2) numbers of teachers; (3) enrollments; (4) graduates; (5) educational attainment; (6) finances; (7) Federal funds for education; (8) employment and income of graduates; (9) libraries; and (10) international comparisons of education. Supplemental information is provided on population trends, attitudes toward education, educational characteristics of the labor force, government finances, and economic trends. New information is provided on trends in elementary-secondary school expenditures, race/ethnicity of college faculty, productivity measures of college faculty, revenues of colleges and universities by classification of institution, the percentage of population enrolled in college for Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries, and the use of telecommunications technologies in public schools. Data are presented in 32 figures and 415 tables, with an additional 20 tables in an appendix. Contains a guide to tabular presentation, guide to sources, and definitions. (LMI)

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