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NCES 2013150 Web Tables—Profile of 2007–08 First-Time Bachelor’s Degree Recipients in 2009
These Web Tables use data from the first follow-up of the 2008 Baccalaureate and Beyond (B&B:08/09) study to display a wide range of information on demographic characteristics, educational experiences, and student loan borrowing of 2007–08 first-time bachelor’s degree recipients. In addition to undergraduate experiences, tables display information on employment, community service, postbaccalaureate enrollment, and student loan debt 1 year after bachelor’s degree completion. Results are shown by selected student demographic and enrollment characteristics.
WWC IRDPSC10 Service and Conservation Corps
Service and Conservation Corps engages young adults in full-time community service, job training, and educational activities. The program serves youth typically between the ages of 17 and 26 who have dropped out of school, been involved with the criminal justice system, or face other barriers to success. The WWC reviewed 23 studies that investigated the effects of Service and Conservation Corps. One study meets WWC evidence standards with reservations. This study included 626 at-risk youths primarily between ages 17-26 who participated in community service projects in California, Florida, New York, and Washington State. Based on this study, the WWC found Service and Conservation Corps to have no discernible effects on completing school for at-risk youth.
NCES 2010205 Web Tables—Profile of Undergraduate Students 2007-08
These Web Tables are a comprehensive source of information on undergraduate students attending postsecondary institutions in the United States during the 2007–08 academic year. Data presented in these tables are from the 2007–08 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:08). Data include enrollment and attendance status, degree program, undergraduate major, average grades, student characteristics (including sex, race/ethnicity, age, dependency status, income, marital status, responsibility for dependents, high school completion status, local residence while enrolled, citizenship status, and parents’ education), financial aid status and credit card debt, work, community service, voting, disability status, and distance and remedial education.
NCES 2010220 Web Tables—Profile of Undergraduate Students: Trends from Selected Years, 1995–96 to 2007–08
These Web Tables provide information on undergraduates during the 1995–96, 1999–2000, 2003–04, and 2007–08 academic years. Estimates are presented for all undergraduates, and for undergraduates who attended public 2- and 4-year, private nonprofit, and for-profit institutions by student and enrollment characteristics, hours worked while enrolled, and community service activities.
WWC IRCELQ06 Lions Quest—Skills for Action
Skills for Action, a program to build positive character values and life and citizenship skills for students in grades 9–12, includes classroom lessons and service learning. The program, with more than 100 lessons focused around 26 personal, social, and thinking skills, ranges from one semester to four years in length. Students explore personal stories highlighting values and behavior through teachers’ questions and group discussion and resource pages in the curricular materials. For service learning, students perform school-based or community-based projects and reflect on their experiences. Optional components include a student magazine, an Advisory Team, and supplemental units on drug use prevention. A related program is reviewed in the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) intervention report on Skills for Adolescence.
NCES 2005150 Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study 1993/2003 Data Analysis System (DAS) On-line
The DAS contains data from the 2003 Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study (B&B:1993/2003). This study is the third follow-up of a national sample of students who completed bachelor degrees in academic year 1992-1993 and were first surveyed as part of the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study. This DAS allows users to conduct analyses on data gathered in this study while on-line via the web.
NCES 2006166 1993/03 Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study (B&B:93/03) Methodology Report
This report describes the procedures and results of the full-scale implementation of the B&B:93/03 study. Students who earned a bachelor's degree in 1992-93 were first interviewed in 1993 and then subsequently in 1994 and 1997. This is the final follow-up interview of the B&B:93 cohort, 10 years following completion of the bachelor's degree. The results of this study offer an opportunity to assess the value of a baccalaureate degree at a time when sample members are becoming established in their careers. Specific topics of interest include length of time to complete a baccalaureate degree, the pursuit of additional postsecondary education beyond a bachelor's degree, and employment outcomes.
NCES 2004365 Statistics in Brief: Volunteer Service by Young People From High School Through Early Adulthood
This Statistics in Brief examines the patterns and characteristics of individual involvement in community service activities from high school through early adulthood. Using data from the National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88), this Brief describes the characteristics of young adults who volunteered, when they volunteered, why they volunteered, and for which types of organizations they volunteered. Based on data from the NELS:88 1992 sample of 12th-grade students—who were asked about their high school volunteer service for the period 1990–92 and then re-interviewed in 1994 and again in 2000—this Brief also examines whether high school volunteer service was related to volunteering 2 years and 8 years after their scheduled high school graduation.
NCES 2002168 Profile of Undergraduates in U.S. Postsecondary Institutions: 1999–2000
This report provides a detailed statistical overview of the approximately 16.5 million undergraduates enrolled in all U.S. postsecondary institutions in 1999-2000. Preceding the detailed statistical tables is a discussion of the undergraduate population's diversity and the possible impact of this diversity on persistence in postsecondary education
NCES 2002152 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study 1999-2000 [NPSAS:2000] Methodology Report
This report describes the methods and procedures used for the 2000 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:2000). NPSAS:2000 is a comprehensive study of financial aid among postsecondary education students in the United States and Puerto Rico that provides information on trends in financial aid and on the ways in which families pay for postsecondary education. NPSAS:2000 included important changes from previous NPSAS surveys (conducted in 1987, 1990, 1993, and 1996) in its sample design and collection of data. For example, the current study is the first to utilize a Web-based computer-assisted data entry (Web-CADE) system for student record abstraction. However, sufficient comparability in survey design and instrumentation was maintained to ensure that important comparisons with past NPSAS studies could be made.
NCES 2002025 The Condition of Education 2002
The Condition of Education summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. The report, which is required by law, is an indicator report intended for a general audience of readers who are interested in education. The indicators represent a consensus of professional judgment on the most significant national measures of the condition and progress of education for which accurate data are available. The 2002 print edition includes 44 indicators in six main areas: (1) enrollment trends and student characteristics at all levels of the education system from preprimary education to adult learning; (2) student achievement and the longer term, enduring effects of education; (3) student effort and rates of progress through the educational system among different population groups; (4) the quality of elementary and secondary education in terms of courses taken, teacher characteristics, and other factors; (5) the context of postsecondary education; (6) and societal support for learning, including parental and community support for learning, and public and private financial support of education at all levels. This edition also includes special analyses on the environment, climate, and student outcomes at private schools and on the enrollment and persistence of nontraditional undergraduates.
NCES 2002005REV CD-ROM: National Household Education Surveys of 1991, 1993, 1995, 1996, and 1999: Data Files and Electronic Codebook
This 2 CD set contains all of the public release data associated with the National Household Education Survey (NHES) collections conducted in the 1990s (1991-1999). The CDs contain data collected as part of 13 random-digit dial (RDD) household surveys about parent involvement in their children's education, early childhood education, adult education, school readiness of young children, school safety and discipline, and civic education. Data documentation is provided for each file, and software is also included to help users navigate the data sets and produce extract files to be used with statistical programs such as SPSS, SAS or Stata.
NCES 2001125 The Condition of Education 2001 in Brief
This publication contains a sample of the 59 indicators in the Condition of Education 2001.
NCES 2001461 NAEPfact - Civics: What Do 12th Graders Know, and What Can They Do?
This article describes 12th graders' performance on 38 questions from the 1998 NAEP assessment.
NCES 2000079 National Household Education Survey of 1999 Data Files
Three surveys were conducted for the NHES: 1999: the Parent Survey (Parent-NHES: 1999), the Youth Survey (Youth-NHES: 1999) and the Adult Education Survey (AE-NHES: 1999). Data files for NHES: 1999 that were downloaded or shipped prior to June 1st, 2001 contain weights that have subsequently been revised and need to be replaced. Please follow the link below, at “On-line Availability,” for more information. Also, please note that the Data File User’s Manuals and Methodology Report for NHES: 1999 have not been revised to reflect the adjustment to the survey weights. As a result, data users should not use the weighted response rates or weighted frequencies that appear in these reports. The data files and documentation for NHES: 1999 can be downloaded from this website.
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