The National Center for Education Statistics' annual National Forum on Education Statistics and NCES Data Conference begins next week, and Inside School Research will be live-Tweeting the event. While STATS-D.C. is always geared to the technical side, this year explosion of new sessions on using state longitudinal data systems and the piles of new data coming in from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
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July 05, 2011
The Education Department Office of Civil Rights has released new data on opportunity gaps among students at 72,000 schools.
June 23, 2011
A new report on Hispanic achievement gaps also highlights variation in how English language learners are included in the "nation's report card."
May 26, 2011
The federal 2011 "Condition of Education" report shows socioeconomic gaps widening in how smoothly students make the transition from high school to higher education.
May 25, 2011
New Census Bureau data show that on average American public schools spent $10,499 per student in 2009, up 2.3 percent from 2008.
April 27, 2011
The U.S. Census Bureau has released the most detailed information to date about how far Americans get in the education system.
April 12, 2011
Jack Buckley, the new commissioner of the National Center for Education Statistics is determined to keep state longitudinal data systems evolving amid state budget and staff constraints, he told participants at the American Educational Research Association convention in New Orleans.
April 11, 2011
The American Educational Research Association is calling for Congress to decouple education statistics and education research in the next reauthorization of the Institute of Education Sciences.
April 07, 2011
In a continuing push to clarify student data privacy rules for researchers and education officials alike, the Education Department today named its first chief privacy officer and proposed several changes to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act