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Title:  The Condition of Education in Brief 2004
Description: The Condition of Education 2004 in Brief, contains a summary of 19 of the 38 indicators in The Condition of Education 2004. The topics covered include: trends in full- and half-day kindergarten enrollments, the concentration of enrollment by race/ethnicity and poverty, students' gains in reading and mathematics achievement through 3rd grade, trends in student achievement from the National Assessment of Education Progress in reading, writing, and mathematics, the percentage of youth neither enrolled or working, event dropout rates, degrees earned by women, trends in science and mathematics coursetaking, out-of-field teaching by school poverty, parental choice of schools, remedial coursetaking in postsecondary education, distance education in postsecondary education, expenditures per student in elementary and secondary education, and the financial aid awarded to students by postsecondary institutions.
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Cover Date: June 2004
Web Release: June 1, 2004
Print Release: June 1, 2004
Publication #: NCES 2004076
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Andrea Livingston, MPR, Inc.; John Wirt
Type of Product: Compendium
Survey/Program Areas: Annual Reports Program (Annual)
Common Core of Data (CCD)
Current Population Survey, October (CPS)
Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS)
High School Transcript Studies (HST)
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS)
Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Compendium, please contact:
Thomas D. Snyder.