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Title:  The Condition of Education 2008
Description: The Condition of Education 2008 summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. The report presents 43 indicators on the status and condition of 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 2008 print edition includes 43 indicators in five main areas: (1) participation in education; (2) learner outcomes; (3) student effort and educational progress; (4) the contexts of elementary and secondary education; and (5) the contexts of postsecondary education.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: June 2008
Web Release: May 29, 2008
Print Release: June 1, 2008
Publication #: NCES 2008031
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Michael Planty William Hussar Stephen Provasnik National Center for Education Statistics Grace Kena Rachel Dinkes Angelina KewalRamani Jana Kemp American Institutes for Research Production: Barbara Kridl Managing Editor Andrea Livingston Senior Editor MPR Associates, Inc.
Type of Product: Compendium
Survey/Program Areas: Annual Reports Program (Annual)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Compendium, please contact:
Thomas D. Snyder.