What's New for May 2016

The Condition of Education 2016 (May 26, 2016)
The Condition of Education 2016 summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. The 2016 report presents 43 key indicators on the status and condition of education. Also included in the report are 3 Spotlight indicators that provide a more in-depth look at some of the data.

Trends in U.S. Subbaccalaureate Certificate Seekers: 200304 to 201112 (May 23, 2016)
This DataPoint publication uses data from the 2004, 2008, and 2012 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS) to present recent trends in undergraduate enrollment in subbaccalaureate certificate programs in the U.S. postsecondary education system.

The Nation's Report Card: Technology and Engineering Literacy (May 17, 2016)
Results from NAEP's Technology and Engineering Literacy (TEL) assessment--measuring whether students are able to apply technology and engineering skills to real-life situations--are here!

Findings From the Third-Grade Round of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 2010-11 (ECLS-K:2011) (May 12, 2016)
This brief report provides a first look at the overall third-grade achievement of the students who were attending kindergarten for the first time in the 2010-11 school year and were in third grade in the 2013-14 school year using data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 2010-11 (ECLS-K:2011). Reading, mathematics, and science assessment scores in the spring of third grade are shown, both overall and by selected child and family characteristics.

Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2015 (May 4, 2016)
A joint effort by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and National Center for Education Statistics, this annual report examines crime occurring in schools and colleges. This report presents data on crime at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, principals, and the general population from an array of sources--the National Crime Victimization Survey, the School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey, the Youth Risk Behavior Survey, the School Survey on Crime and Safety, the Schools and Staffing Survey, EDFacts, and the Campus Safety and Security Survey. The report covers topics such as victimization, bullying, school conditions, fights, weapons, the presence of security staff at school, availability and student use of drugs and alcohol, student perceptions of personal safety at school, and criminal incidents at postsecondary institutions.