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Education Statistics Quarterly. Volume 5, Issue 4, 2004. NCES 2005-610.

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The "Quarterly" offers an accessible, convenient overview of all NCES products released in a given quarter. Each issue includes: short publications (those less than 15 pages in length) in their entirety, executive summaries of longer publications, descriptive paragraphs of other NCES products, as well as notices about training and funding opportunities. In addition, each issue includes a featured publication with invited commentary pieces, a note on a current topic from a staff member, and a message from NCES. This issue contains a complete annual index of NCES publications for 2003. This issue is organized into the six sections. The first section, Featured Topic: Technology in Education, presents the following articles: (1) Computer and Internet Use by Children and Adolescents in 2001 (Matthew DeBell and Chris Chapman); (2) Internet Access in U.S. Public Schools and Classrooms: 1994-2002 (Anne Kleiner and Laurie Lewis); (3) Participation in Technology-Based Postcompulsory Education (Lisa Hudson and Linda Shafer); and (4) Invited Commentary: Children, Schools, Computers, and the Internet--The Impact of Continued Investment in Educational Technology Under NCLB (Susan Patrick). The second section, Elementary and Secondary Education, includes: (5) The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics Highlights, 2003 (James S. Braswell, Mary C. Daane, and Wendy S. Grigg); (6) The Nation's Report Card: Trial Urban District Assessment, Mathematics Highlights, 2003 (Anthony D. Lutkus and Arlene W. Weiner); (7) The Nation's Report Card: Reading Highlights, 2003 (Patricia L. Donahue, Mary C. Daane, and Wendy S. Grigg); (8) The Nation's Report Card: Trial Urban District Assessment, Reading Highlights, 2003 (Anthony D. Lutkus and Arlene W. Weiner); (9) Violence in U.S. Public Schools: 2000 School Survey on Crime and Safety (Amanda K. Miller); (10) Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2003 (Jill F. DeVoe, Katharin Peter, Phillip Kaufman, Sally A. Ruddy, Amanda K. Miller, Mike Planty, Thomas D. Snyder, and Michael R. Rand); (11) Public High School Dropouts and Completers from the Common Core of Data: School Year 2000-01 (Beth Aronstamm Young); (12) Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 2001-02 (Jennifer Sable and Beth Aronstamm Young); and (13) School District Expenditures for Elementary and Secondary Education: 1997-98 (Joel D. Sherman, Barbra Gregory, Jeffrey M. Poirier, and Xiaolan Ye). The third section, Postsecondary Education, presents: (14) Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2001 and Financial Statistics, Fiscal Year 2001 (Laura G. Knapp, Janice E. Kelly, Roy W. Whitmore, Shiying Wu, Burton Levine, and Seungho Huh); (15) Staff in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2001, and Salaries of Full-Time Instructional Faculty, 2001-02 (Laura G. Knapp, Janice E. Kelly, Roy W. Whitmore, Shiying Wu, Seungho Huh, and Burton Levine); (16) Postsecondary Institutions in the United States: Fall 2002 and Degrees and Other Awards Conferred: 2001-02 (Laura G. Knapp, Janice E. Kelly, Roy W. Whitmore, Shiying Wu, and Lorraine M. Gallego); and (17) Remedial Education at Degree-Granting Postsecondary Institutions in Fall 2000 (Basmat Parsad and Laurie Lewis). The fourth section, Libraries, contains: (18) Academic Libraries: 2000 (Nancy Carey and Natalie M. Justh). The fifth section, Crosscutting Statistics, presents: (19) Volunteer Service by Young People from High School through Early Adulthood (Mike Planty and Michael Regnier); (20) Status and Trends in the Education of Blacks (Kathryn Hoffman and Charmaine Llagas); and (21) Projections of Education Statistics to 2013 (Debra E. Gerald and William J. Hussar). Finally, the sixth section concludes with: Data Products, Other Publications, and Funding Opportunities. An index by topic and keyword; and an index by author and NCES contact are also included. (Individual articles contain tables, figures, and references.)
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Date:Jan 1, 2004
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