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The condition of education 2005 (NCES 2005-094)

Citation

Wirt, J., Choy, S., Rooney, P., Hussar, B., Provasnik, S., & Hampden-Thompson, G. (2005). The condition of education 2005 (NCES 2005-094). Washington, DC: National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES); U.S. Department of Education.

Abstract

The Condition of Education 2005 summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. The report presents 40 indicators on the status and condition of education and a special analysis of the mobility of elementary and secondary school teachers. The indicators represent a consensus of professional judgment on the most significant national measures of the condition and progress of education for which accurate data are available. The 2005 print edition includes 40 indicators in six main areas: (1) enrollment trends and student characteristics at all levels of the education system from elementary education to adult learning; (2) student achievement and the longer term, enduring effects of education; (3) student effort and rates of progress through the educational system among different population groups; (4) the contexts of elementary and secondary education in terms of courses taken, teacher characteristics, and other factors; (5) the contexts of postsecondary education; and (6) societal support for learning, including parental and community support for learning, and public and private financial support of education at all levels.