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The Condition of Education 2010

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The Condition of Education 2010
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NCES 2010-028.

To ensure reliable, accurate, and timely data, which are necessary to monitor the progress of education in the United States, Congress has mandated that the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) produce an annual report, The Condition of Education. This year’s report presents 49 indicators of important developments and trends in U.S. education. These indicators focus on participation and persistence in education, student performance and other measures of achievement, the environment for learning, and resources for education.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Commissioner’s Statement............................................................................................................................................... iii
Reader’s Guide ...............................................................................................................................................................xiii
List of Tables...................................................................................................................................................................xx
List of Figures................................................................................................................................................................ xxv
The List of Indicators on The Condition of Education Website (2003–2010) ................................................................. xxix

SPECIAL SECTION - HIGH-POVERTY SCHOOLS..................................................................... 1

SECTION 1 - PARTICIPATION IN EDUCATION .................................................................... 21
Introduction................................................................................................................................................................... 23

All Ages
1 Enrollment Trends by Age................................................................................................................................ 24

Elementary/Secondary Education
2 Public School Enrollment................................................................................................................................ 26
3 Private School Enrollment ............................................................................................................................... 28
4 Racial/Ethnic Enrollment in Public Schools..................................................................................................... 30
5 Language Minority School-Age Children......................................................................................................... 32
6 Children and Youth With Disabilities.............................................................................................................. 34

Undergraduate Education
7 Undergraduate Enrollment .............................................................................................................................. 36

Graduate and Professional Education
8 Postbaccalaureate Enrollment........................................................................................................................... 38

SECTION 2 - LEARNER OUTCOMES................................................................................. 41
Introduction................................................................................................................................................................... 43

Academic Outcomes
9 Reading Performance....................................................................................................................................... 44
10 Reading Achievement Gaps ............................................................................................................................. 46
11 Mathematics Performance................................................................................................................................ 48
12 Mathematics Achievement Gaps...................................................................................................................... 50
13 Reading and Mathematics Score Trends........................................................................................................... 52
14 Achievement in the Arts................................................................................................................................... 54
15 International Mathematics Content................................................................................................................. 56
16 International Science Content ......................................................................................................................... 58

Economic Outcomes
17 Annual Earnings of Young Adults .................................................................................................................... 60

SECTION 3 - STUDENT EFFORT AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRESS .............................................. 63
Introduction................................................................................................................................................................... 65

Elementary/Secondary Persistence and Progress
18 Public High School Graduation Rates.............................................................................................................. 66
19 Status Dropout Rates....................................................................................................................................... 68

Transition to College
20 Immediate Transition to College...................................................................................................................... 70

Completions
21 Postsecondary Graduation Rates...................................................................................................................... 72
22 Educational Attainment................................................................................................................................... 74
23 Degrees Earned................................................................................................................................................ 76

SECTION 4 - CONTEXTS OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION............................. 79
Introduction................................................................................................................................................................... 81

School Characteristics and Climate
24 Characteristics of Public Schools...................................................................................................................... 82
25 Poverty Concentration in Public Schools ......................................................................................................... 84
26 School Crime and Safety.................................................................................................................................. 86

Teachers and Staff
27 Characteristics of Full-Time Teachers............................................................................................................... 88
28 Newly Hired Teachers...................................................................................................................................... 90
29 Characteristics of School Principals.................................................................................................................. 92
30 Public School Staff........................................................................................................................................... 94

Learning Opportunities
31 Student/Teacher Ratios in Public Schools ........................................................................................................ 96

School Choice
32 Characteristics of Public Charter Schools......................................................................................................... 98

Finance
33 Public School Revenue Sources...................................................................................................................... 100
34 Public School Expenditures............................................................................................................................ 102
35 Variations in Instruction Expenditures........................................................................................................... 104
36 Public School Expenditures by District Poverty.............................................................................................. 106
37 Pay Incentives for Teachers............................................................................................................................. 108
38 Education Expenditures by Country.............................................................................................................. 110

SECTION 5 - CONTEXTS OF POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION............................................... 113
Introduction................................................................................................................................................................. 115

Characteristics of Postsecondary Students
39 Racial/Ethnic Concentration in Higher Education ........................................................................................ 116
40 U.S. Students Studying Abroad...................................................................................................................... 118

Programs and Courses
41 Undergraduate Fields of Study....................................................................................................................... 120
42 Graduate and First-Professional Fields of Study ............................................................................................. 122
43 Degrees Conferred by Public and Private Institutions .................................................................................... 124

Faculty and Staff
44 Faculty Salaries, Benefits, and Total Compensation........................................................................................ 126

Finance
45 College Student Employment........................................................................................................................ 128
46 Federal Grants and Loans to Undergraduates................................................................................................. 130
47 Price of Attending an Undergraduate Institution ........................................................................................... 132
48 Price of Graduate and First-Professional Attendance...................................................................................... 134
49 Postsecondary Revenues and Expenses ........................................................................................................... 136

APPENDIX A - SUPPLEMENTAL TABLES....................................................................... 139
The supplemental tables are listed in the List of Tables on the following pages.

APPENDIX B - SUPPLEMENTAL NOTES........................................................................ 319
Note 1: Commonly Used Variables. ............................................................................................................................. 321
Note 2: The Current Population Survey (CPS)............................................................................................................. 328
Note 3: Other Surveys.................................................................................................................................................. 333
Note 4: National Assessment of Educational Progress................................................................................................... 338
Note 5: International Assessments................................................................................................................................ 342
Note 6: Measures of Student Persistence and Progress .................................................................................................. 344
Note 7: Student Disabilities.......................................................................................................................................... 346
Note 8: Classification of Postsecondary Education Institutions..................................................................................... 348
Note 9: Fields of Study for Postsecondary Degrees ....................................................................................................... 350
Note 10: Finance.......................................................................................................................................................... 351

APPENDIX C - GLOSSARY .......................................................................................... 355

APPENDIX D - BIBLIOGRAPHY .................................................................................... 365

APPENDIX E - INDEX................................................................................................ 369

Audience

 Parents, teachers, librarians, school administrators, State education officers, statisticians, policy makers, education think tanks that influence education policy and some students may be interested in this report based on leading data trends in the American educational system.

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Publisher:
Education Dept., Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics
Author:
  • Aud, Susan
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2010: 429 p.; ill.
Key Phrases:
  • Education Department Publication NCES 2010 028
  • Annual Reports, Education Department
  • Educational Statistics
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Educational Research
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Item available Date:
06/11/2010
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