What's New for June 2016
Primary Early Care and Education Arrangements and Achievement at Kindergarten Entry (June 30, 2016)
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.
Instructional Staff Salary and Benefits Spending: 1991–2011 (June 30, 2016)
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. This study includes information about expenditures on elementary and secondary education, expenditures on instructional staff salaries, and instructional staff benefits.
Teacher Job Satisfaction (June 30, 2016)
This Data Point uses Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) data from 2003-04, 2007-08, and 2011-12 to examine job satisfaction among teachers in both public and private schools. This study describes job satisfaction overall and also for teachers who had varying perceptions of administrative support.