Projections of Education Statistics to 2011 was produced by the National Center for Education Statistics in the Early Childhood, International, and Crosscutting Studies Division under the general direction of Thomas D. Snyder, Director of the Annual Reports Program. The report was prepared by Debra E. Gerald, Mathematical Statistician, and William J. Hussar, Financial Economist.
Debra E. Gerald prepared projections of the following: elementary and secondary enrollment (chapter 1); enrollment in degree-granting institutions (chapter 2); high school graduates (chapter 3); earned degrees conferred (chapter 4); and elementary and secondary teachers (chapter 5). In addition, she prepared the appendixes explaining the methodologies used to develop these projections and the data sources. William J. Hussar prepared the projections of expenditures of public elementary and secondary schools, including public school teacher salaries (chapter 6). In addition, he prepared the appendix explaining the methodologies used to obtain the expenditure projections, selected portions of the data sources, and glossary.
The technical review was done by Shelley K. Burns of the National Center for Education Statistics and David Miller of the Education Statistics Services Institute (ESSI). Thea Kruger, Mary McLaughlin, and Molly Soule of ESSI assisted in the technical review of this report. The adjudication was done by Karen O'Conor, Adjudicator for the National Center for Education Statistics. Valuable assistance was also provided by the following reviewers: Lynda Del Castillo of Sallie Mae; Arlene Dohm of the Bureau of Labor Statistics; Vance Grant of the National Library of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement; and Stephen Broughman, William Fowler, Frank Morgan, and John Sietsema of the National Center for Education Statistics.
The cover was designed by Heather Block of the Education Statistics
Services Institute (ESSI).