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The condition of education 2004 in brief (NCES 2004-076)


Livingston, A., & Wirt, J. (Eds.) (2004). The condition of education 2004 in brief (NCES 2004-076). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.


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.