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May18

U.S. adults with low literacy and numeracy skills: 2012/14 to 2017, NCES 2022-004

This Data Point examines the U.S. adult population with low levels of English literacy and numeracy at two points in time—in the years 2012/2014 and 2017—using the data from the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC). » More info

May11

Current Expenditures per Pupil for Public PreK–12 Education Slightly Increased in FY 20 (School Year 2019-20)

Current expenditures per pupil on a national basis slightly increased by 0.7 percent to $13,489 between FY 19 and FY 20, following an increase of 2.2 percent between FY 18 and FY 19, after adjusting for inflation. Increases in current expenditures per pupil from FY 19 to FY 20 were among the five highest in New Mexico (9.3 percent), Illinois (5.7 percent), Kansas (4.0 percent), Texas (3.7 percent), and Indiana (3.7 percent). » More info

May10

Revised First Look report on findings from the 2017–18 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study, Administrative Collection (NPSAS:18-AC)

A First Look report first released by the National Center for Education Statistics on September 16, 2021 described the percentages of students receiving various types of financial aid and average amounts received, by type of institution attended and institution state. » More info

May3

Introducing NCES's New Locale-Focused Resource Hub: Education Across America

NCES is excited to announce the release of a resource hub that focuses on data by geographic locale—Education Across America: Cities, Suburbs, Towns, and Rural Areas—using a three-phased approach. » More info

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Condition of Education

The Condition of Education is an annual report to Congress summarizing important developments and trends in the U.S. education system. The report presents 50 indicators on topics ranging from prekindergarten through postsecondary education, as well as labor force outcomes and international comparisons. Discover how you can use the Condition of Education to stay informed about the latest education data.

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High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09), 2021.

SOURCE: High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09), 2021.

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Condition of Education

Condition of EducationBrowse key indicators on the condition of education in the United States at all levels, from prekindergarten through postsecondary, as well as labor force outcomes and international comparisons. The indicators summarize important developments and trends using the latest statistics, which are updated throughout the year as new data become available.

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