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Collections of Statistical Resources Arranged by Topics
Education statistics for the states of Oregon & Washington
Nationwide statistics on Education
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity within the US Dept. of Education with responsibility for collecting and analyzing data related to education. Search for data about schools (all levels, public and private) and libraries throughout the United States. Some of their resources allows you to search for data tables and figures published in multiple Department of Education publications in a single search.
Condition of Education (annually, 1989 to the present)
An annual overview of the state of education in the United States. Includes historical data as well as some projections. Primary focus is identifying trends. Each year a different topic is examined closely.
Digest of Education Statistics (annually 1990 to the present)
A massive compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school. The Digest includes a selection of data from many sources, both government and private. Most of the statistical tables include footnotes telling you the names & URL's of larger documents that contain additional information about each report. This annual collection does not contain any analytical narratives, but does include extensive footnoting.
Indicators of School Crime and Safety (started in 1999)
Produced jointly by NCES, U.S. Department of Education, and U.S. Department of Justice, this report presents the most recent data available on school crime and student safety.
Projections of Education Statistics (started in 1991)
Provides national, state & regional projections for key educational statistics including enrollment, graduates, teachers, and expenditures in elementary, secondary and degree-granting institutions.
State Education Data Profiles -- "The Nation's Report Card" (started in 1990)
Search statewide information in elementary and secondary education characteristics and finance; postsecondary education, public libraries, assessments, and selected demographics for all states.
Nationwide & state level data compiled by ACT (American College Testing)
Research Reports & Statistics from ACT
Choose from over 900 reports & documents produced in the last 5 years by the same organization that runs the ACT entrance exams for students interested in attending college. You can browse their reports from 60+ major topics. You can restrict results to a specific state, search for a specific keyword, or browse through the newest publications. All documents listed are free and downloadable as PDF. ACT is an independent nonprofit organization focusing on education and workforce development.
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