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View Resource The Condition of Education 1998

The US Department of Education's NCES has released The Condition of Education 1998, an annual compendium of about 60 indicators in six major areas including access and participation, economic outcomes, and financial and human resources. These tabular and graphic indicators are gleaned from various surveys and publications both inside and outside of the Department of Education. Currency of the data...

https://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=98013
View Resource Condition of Education 1999

The US Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) has online the 1999 edition of the well regarded Condition of Education (last reviewed in the August 16, 1996 Scout Report). This compendium of 60 indicators selected by education studies professionals and based on data from various NCES studies describes the "current status and recent progress of education in the...

https://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=1999022
View Resource The Condition of Education, 2000

The US Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) has online the 2000 edition of the well-regarded Condition of Education (last reviewed in the June 11, 1999 Scout Report). This compendium of 65 indicators, selected by education studies professionals and based on data from various NCES studies, summarizes the health of education, monitors important developments, and...

https://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2000062
View Resource Students Flunk U.S. History Test: Congress Calls on Teachers to 'Redouble Efforts'

This report from Education World focuses on the results released last month of a survey of the knowledge of American history among college seniors at America's elite institutions. Five hundred students at the nation's best colleges and universities took the one hundred-question phone survey conducted by the Center for Survey Research and Analysis (CSRA) at the University of Connecticut....

http://www.educationworld.com/a_issues/issues100.shtml
View Resource The NPEC Sourcebook on Assessment, Volume 1: Definitions and Assessment Methods for Critical Thnking, Problem Solving, and Writing

In the past week, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) has issued two significant publications. This publication, The NPEC Sourcebook on Assessment Volumes 1 and 2, offer "a tool for researchers who are seeking comparative data about the policy-relevance of student outcomes measured in the primary skills areas of critical thinking, problem solving, and writing." This first volume...

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2000/2000195.pdf
View Resource The Oxfam Education Report

Published earlier this year, this report from Oxfam "sets out the scale of the worldwide education crisis, identifies the causes, and sets out an agenda for reform." Divided into seven sections that examine data concerning education worldwide, the report discusses the critical connection between education and poverty globally, the progress made in achieving the goals set out at the 1990 UN...

https://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/the-oxfam-...
View Resource Condition of Education, 2001

The US Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) has online the latest editions of one of their informative publications. As with previous editions, the 2001 edition of the Condition of Education (last reviewed in the June 09, 2000 Scout Report) reviews indicators of the state of education in the US for a general audience. The 59 indicators are concentrated in six...

https://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2001072
View Resource The Condition of Education, 2002

The 2002 edition of the Condition of Education report been released by the US Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Produced annually, the report highlights significant educational developments and progress made within the past year. This year’s report is available in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and contains 44 indicators in six main areas: enrollment trends and...

https://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2002025
View Resource Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education

The Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) is a center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison dedicated to engaging key stakeholders (including faculty members, researchers, and administrators) in a dialogue about postsecondary education. To this end, their Web site contains information about their prime activities, which include research, instruction,...

http://www.wiscape.wisc.edu/
View Resource Young Americans Still Having Difficulty with Global Geographic Knowledge

In a report released earlier this week, the National Geographic Society announced the results of a recent survey of geographic knowledge among young persons (ages 18 to 24), from nine different countries. Conducted with the assistance of the RoperASW group, the survey revealed some rather disturbing gaps in the geographic knowledge base of young Americans and other young people around the world....

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2002/1122
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