Digest of Education Statistics (1999)

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Thomas D. Snyder
DIANE Publishing, 2000 - 549 pages
Issued by the Nat. Center for Educ. Statistics (NCES). Provides a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from kindergarten through graduate school. Includes a selection of data from many sources, both government and private, and draws especially on the results of surveys and activities carried out by NCES. Chapters: (1) all levels of education; (2) elementary and secondary education; (3) post-secondary education; (4) federal programs for education and related activities; (5) outcomes of education; (6) international comparisons of education; and (7) learning resources and technology. Includes 33 figures and 434 tables.

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Page 506 - Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to enable OCR to carry out its compliance responsibilities.
Page 533 - A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Indian subcontinent, or the Pacific Islands.
Page 529 - Specific learning disability" means a disorder in one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using language, spoken or written, which may manifest itself in an imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, read, write, spell, or to do mathematical calculations.
Page 527 - Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Maine Maryland Massachusetts New Hampshire New Jersey New York Pennsylvania Rhode Island Vermont Central (Middle) Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Michigan Minnesota Missouri Nebraska North Dakota Ohio South Dakota Wisconsin Southeast Alabama Arkansas Florida Georgia...
Page 524 - The area title may include, in addition to the largest city, up to two city names on the basis and in the order of the following criteria: (1) The additional city has at least 250,000 inhabitants or (2) the additional city has a population of one-third or more of that of the largest city and a minimum population of 25,000.
Page 528 - GNP can be viewed in terms of expenditure categories which include purchases of goods and services by consumers and government, gross private domestic investment, and net exports of goods and services.
Page 528 - Columbia Virginia West Virginia North Carolina South Carolina Georgia Florida East South Central: Kentucky Tennessee Alabama Mississippi West South Central: Arkansas Louisiana Oklahoma Texas Mountain: Montana Idaho Wyoming Colorado New Mexico...
Page 489 - The sample used for this survey is one of a number of possible samples of the same size that could have been selected using the sample design.
Page 529 - A tendency to develop physical symptoms or fears associated with personal or school problems.
Page 533 - White. A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa. It includes people who indicate their race as "White" or report entries, such as Irish, German, Italian, Lebanese, Near Easterner, Arab, or Polish.

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