The report explores the relationship between children’s primary early care and education (ECE) arrangements the year before kindergarten and their academic skills and learning behaviors at kindergarten entry, after accounting for child and family background characteristics. » More info
This Data Point uses expenditure data from the Common Core of Data (CCD) "National Public Education Financial Survey (NPEFS)" for fiscal years 1991 to 2011 and instructional staff data from the CCD "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education" for school years 1990–91 to 2010–11. » More info
NCES Video Highlights
The Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) is a large-scale international study of adult skills and life experiences. Watch our new video to find out how the skills of U.S. adults compare with those of adults in other countries, and how skills vary within three important groups in the U.S. population: the unemployed, young adults, and older adults.
SOURCE: Key findings from PISA 2012 Problem Solving: United States
The Condition of Education
Browse key indicators on the condition of education in the United States at all levels, including prekindergarten, elementary and secondary, and postsecondary. The COE summarizes important developments and trends using the latest statistics, which are updated as data become available.
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