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The condition of education 2005 in brief (NCES 2005-095)


Livingston, A., & Wirt, J. (Eds.) (2005). The condition of education 2005 in brief (NCES 2005-095). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.


The Condition of Education 2005 in Brief contains a summary of 19 of the 40 indicators in The Condition of Education 2005. The topics covered include: public and private enrollment in elementary/secondary education, the racial/ethnic distribution of public school students, students' gains in reading and mathematics achievement through 3rd grade, trends in student achievement from the National Assessment of Education Progress in reading and mathematics, international comparisons of mathematics literacy, annual earnings of young adults by education and race/ethnicity, status dropout rates, immediate transition to college, availability of advanced courses in high school, inclusion of students with disabilities in regular classrooms, school violence and safety, faculty salary and total compensation, early development of children, expenditures per student in elementary and secondary education, and public effort to fund postsecondary education.