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|NCES 2018043||Participation in High School Career and Technical Education and Postsecondary Enrollment
This 2-page Data Point uses data from the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 to look at the relationship between high school CTE coursetaking and later enrollment in postsecondary education.
|NCES 2018434||Beginning College Students Who Change Their Majors Within 3 Years of Enrollment
This Data Point uses data from the 2012/14 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS:12/14) to examine the extent to which first-time associate’s and bachelor’s degree students change their majors within the first 3 years of enrollment. The report focuses on how the rate at which students change major varies with their degree program and field of study.
|NCES 2017249||Collaborative Problem Solving Skills of 15-Year-Olds: Results From PISA 2015
The focus of this Data Point is on the performance of students in the United States relative to their peers in 50 other education systems that participated in the PISA collaborative problem solving assessment in 2015. The PISA assessment of collaborative problem solving measured students’ ability to solve a problem by sharing the understanding and effort required to come to a solution, and pooling their knowledge, skills, and effort to reach that solution. Readers interested in more detailed data related to collaborative problem solving should also visit the NCES PISA website for data tables and figures. Please visit https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/pisa/pisa2015/index.asp to learn more.
|NCES 2017013||College Applications by 2009 High School Freshmen: Differences by Race/Ethnicity
This report uses data from the High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09) 2013 Update collection to look at college applications by high school freshmen four years later.
|NCES 2017008||Change in Number and Types of Postsecondary Institutions: 2000 to 2014
This 2-page Data Point uses information from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) to examine changes in the overall number of postsecondary institutions in the U.S. from 2000 to 2014, and changes in the number of institutions that offer subbaccalaureate occupational education. Changes are also examined for the public, private nonprofit, and for-profit sectors.
|NCES 2017086||Financial Literacy of 15-Year-Olds: Results From PISA 2015
This Data Point presents results on the PISA 2015 financial literacy assessment of 15-year-old students in the United States and the 14 other education systems that participated. The Data Point discusses how U.S. 15-year-olds performed, on average, on the PISA financial literacy assessment compared to their peers in the other education systems as well as how this compares to the 2012 assessment; and the percentage of top and low performers in the United States and the other education systems. Readers interested in more detailed data should visit the NCES PISA website for additional data tables and figures. Please visit https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/pisa/pisa2015/index.asp to learn more.
|NCES 2017111||Public High School Students' Use of Graduation, Career, or Education Plans
This Data Point looks at public high school students’ use of graduation, career, or education plans as of 2012. The data used in this report were drawn from a nationally representative, longitudinal survey of students who were in the ninth grade in 2009—the High School Longitudinal Study of 2009.
|NCES 2017005||The Education and Work Plans of Public High School Students
This Data Point looks at public high school students’ education and work plans as of 2012.
|NCES 2016107||Employment Status of Postsecondary Completers in 2009: Examination of Credential Level and Occupational Credentials
This Data Point uses data from the 2009 follow-up to the 2004 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study to examine the rates of employment among students who do and do not earn a postsecondary credential, and among those who earn a credential in an occupational versus academic field. The Data Point also looks at the percent of students who get a job related to their field of study.
|NCES 2016407||Changes in Pell Grant Participation and Median Income of Recipients
This Data Point is based on data from four iterations of the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS), a large, nationally representative sample survey of students that includes data on the application for and receipt of financial aid. The report describes the proportion of undergraduates who received a Pell Grant by dependency status. The report also presents the median family income of Pell Grant recipients in 4 academic years.
|NCES 2016406||Undergraduates Who Do Not Apply for Financial Aid
This Data Point is based on data from the 2011–12 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:12), a large, nationally representative sample survey of postsecondary students that includes data on the application for and receipt of financial aid. The report shows the percentage of undergraduates who did not apply for financial aid by institutional sector. The report also shows undergraduates’ reasons for not applying for financial aid.
|NCES 2016166||Trends in Hate-Related Words at School Among Students Ages 12 to 18
This Data Point looks at trends in student exposure to hate-related words at school over time.
|NCES 2016169||Reports of Bullying and Other Unfavorable Conditions at School
This Data Point looks at reports of bullying at school and other unfavorable conditions at school.
|NCES 2016004||Trends in Bullying at School Among Students Ages 12 to 18
This Data Point looks at trends in bullying at school over time, both overall and by student gender.
|NCES 2016083||Persistence and Attainment among Postsecondary Subbaccalaureate Students
This Data Points looks at the 2004-to-2009 rate of persistence and attainment of postsecondary students who were seeking subbaccalaureate credentials in occupational fields of study.