Provides educational attainment data for 146 countries in 5-year intervals from 1950-2010. Also provides information about the distribution of educational attainment of the adult population over age 15 and over age 25 by sex at 7 levels of schooling: no formal education, incomplete primary, complete primary, lower secondary, upper secondary, incomplete tertiary, and complete tertiary. Average years of schooling at all levels are also measured for each country and for regions in the world
Educational Attainment data are collected annually in the Current Population Survey (CPS) and reported every March for the Nation, with limited detail for states and some metropolitan areas. In the American Community Survey (ACS), it is collected for 1, 3 and 5 year samples.
A program of the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics that annually collects fiscal and non-fiscal data about all public schools, public school districts and state education agencies in the United States. The data are supplied by state education agency officials and include information that describes schools and school districts, including name, address, and phone number; descriptive information about students and staff, including demographics; and fiscal data, including revenues and current expenditures.
The Current Population Survey (CPS), sponsored jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), is the primary source of labor force statistics for the population of the United States. The CPS is the source of numerous high-profile economic statistics, including the national unemployment rate, and provides data on a wide range of issues relating to employment and earnings. The CPS also collects extensive demographic data that complement and enhance our understanding of labor market conditions in the nation overall, among many different population groups, in the states and in substate areas.
The goal of the WSA data was to measure the impact of the scholarship on the life outcomes of recipient students compared to non-recipient students. The outcomes examined are (1) matriculation into a college/university, (2) type of institution of higher education, (3) if Achievers were able to eliminate the need to work for pay (other than work-study awards), and (4) if Achievers were able to eliminate/reduce the need for student loans. Respondents were students at one 16 selected high schools in Washington State as they redesigned their schools in order to increase academic achievement for all of their students.
The Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) is a periodic, ongoing longitudinal study of program performance. Successive nationally representative samples of Head Start children, their families, classrooms, and programs provide descriptive information on the population of children and families served; staff qualifications, credentials, and opinions; Head Start classroom practices and quality measures; and child and family outcomes.
The High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09) is a nationally representative, longitudinal study of more than 21,000 9th graders in 944 schools who will be followed throughout their secondary and postsecondary years. The study focuses on understanding students' trajectories from the beginning of high school into postsecondary education, the workforce, and beyond. What students decide to pursue when, why, and how are crucial questions for HSLS:09, especially, but not solely, in regards to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) courses, majors, and careers.
The National Center for Education Statistics is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations. Contains statistics on U.S colleges, public schools, private schools, public libraries, and school districts.
The purposes of this data collection activity are; a) to generate biennial data on the total number of private schools, teachers, and students; and b) to build an accurate and complete list of private schools to serve as a sampling frame for NCES surveys of private schools. The PSS began with the 1989-90 school year and has been conducted every two years since.
The Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) is a system of related questionnaires that provide descriptive data on the context of elementary and secondary education and policymakers a variety of statistics on the condition of education in the United States. The SASS system covers a wide range of topics from teacher demand, teacher and principal characteristics, general conditions in schools, principals' and teachers' perceptions of school climate and problems in their schools, teacher compensation, district hiring and retention practices, to basic characteristics of the student population
Research data following a cohort of first year students entering selective colleges and universities over four waves. It measures the academic and social progress of college students at regular intervals and allows researchers to control for pre-existing background differences with respect to social, economic, and demographic characteristics.