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The condition of education 1997 (NCES 97-388)


Smith, T. M., Young, B. A., Bae, Y., Choy, S., & Alsalam, N. (1997). The condition of education 1997 (NCES 97-388). Washington, DC: National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES); U.S. Department of Education.


The Condition of Education is an annual compendium report to Congress which describes the current status and recent progress of education in the United States. It focuses on 60 indicators, representing a consensus of professional judgment on the most significant national measures of the condition and progress of education at the time, but tempered, necessarily, by the availability of current and valid information.