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What's New for August 2019

A Look at Undergraduate Borrowing Rates and Loan Amounts by Student Age: 1995–96 Through 2015–16 (August 20, 2019)
The average cumulative amount borrowed by undergraduates increased for all age groups between 1995–96 and 2015–16. The borrowing rate for undergraduates age 50 or older increased by 45 percentage points over two decades.

A Look at Trends in Undergraduate Nonfederal Grant and Scholarship Aid, 2003–04 Through 2015–16 (August 14, 2019)
These tables present the percentage of undergraduates who received nonfederal grant and scholarship aid and the average amounts received, by aid type (need- or merit-based), source (state, institution, or employer), and selected student and institutional characteristics.

A look at public and private K12 schools in the U.S. (August 13, 2019)
The 2017–18 National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS) is a state and nationally representative sample survey of public and private K–12 schools, principals, and teachers in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. This report presents selected findings from the Public and Private School Data Files of NTPS and represents the results of the second collection of NTPS data.

Is Collecting School-Level Finance Data Feasible? An Evaluation of Data from the Pilot School-Level Finance Survey (SLFS) (August 7, 2019)
Many states participating in the SLFS are able to report complete personnel and/or nonpersonnel expenditure data for a reasonably high percentage of their schools.

Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and Dual-Enrollment Courses: Availability, Participation, and Related Outcomes for 2009 Ninth-Graders: 2013 (August 1, 2019)
Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), and dual-enrollment courses are generally regarded as academically rigorous courses for high school students. These Web Tables provide the most recent national statistics on the availability of these academically rigorous courses and programs, the percentage of graduates who earn high school credits in them, and the postsecondary outcomes of students who earned varying numbers of such credits. These tables use nationally representative survey and transcript data collected in the High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09).