Reports: Other Education

Profile of Older Americans
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging, November 2022, 20 pp.
National data profile of older adults, including living arrangements, racial and ethnic composition, geographic distribution, income, poverty, housing, employment, education, health and health care, disability, and caregiving. New reports are issued annually.   more info >

NAEP Long-Term Trend Reading and Mathematics Age 9 Highlights Report
U.S. Department of Education, September 2022, 1 pp.
Describes selected results from long-term trend (LTT) reading and mathematics assessments, providing insight into the performance of age 9 students in reading and mathematics, as well as data from students and school administrators about the widespread disruptions in learning that occurred during the 2020−2021 and 2021−2022 school years.   more info >

Homeschooled Children and Reasons for Homeschooling
National Center for Education Statistics, May 2022, 7 pp.
This spotlight uses data from the National Household Education Survey (NHES) to examine the prevalence of homeschooling up to 2019, prior to the pandemic, as well as reasons for homeschooling as reported by parents. It also uses data from the Household Pulse Survey (HPS)2 to discuss the prevalence of homeschooling during the 2020–21 school year.   more info >

Improving School-Family Communication and Engagement Lessons from Remote Schooling during the Pandemic
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research, April 2022, 26 pp.
This report discusses outcomes from a series of focus groups with educators and students' families to identify promising communication practices and strategies used during remote schooling prompted by COVID-19. The lessons learned from these focus groups can also inform educators’ communication and engagement practices with families beyond remote contexts.   more info >

The Supplemental Expenditure Poverty Measure: A New Method for Measuring Poverty
Brookings Institute, March 2022, 88 pp.
Examines a new method for measuring poverty in the United States,based on families’ spending and easily accessible resources, finds that about eight million more people lived in poverty in 2019 than reported by the government’s conventional income-based approach.   more info >

Children in the States Factsheets
Children's Defense Fund, September 2021
Fact sheets for each state that provide basic stats and rankings regarding poverty, health, hunger, child welfare, early childhood development, education and youth at risk.   more info >

Developing Two-Generation Approaches in Communities
Annie E. Casey Foundationm Urban Institute, July 2021, 79 pp.
An evaluation of the Family-Centered Community Change initiative, designed to integrate two-generation strategies into existing place-based community initiatives. The effort, which ran from 2012 to 2019, focused on supporting local partners in three neighborhoods with low economic resources: Buffalo, New York; Columbus, Ohio; and San Antonio, Texas and found that these sites benefited from participating in the program.   more info >

North Dakota Early Childhood Profile
National Center for Children in Poverty, February 2020
Part of a series of state profiles highlighting two-generation state policy choices that promote health, education, and strong families, presented with other data related to the well-being of young children.   more info >

Educational Attainment in the United States: 2015
United States Census Bureau, March 2016, 12 pp.
This report provides a portrait of educational attainment in the United States based on data collected from the Current Population Survey (CPS). It examines educational attainment of the adult population by demographic and social characteristics such as age, sex, race and Hispanic origin, and disability status.   more info >

Building Healthy Schools: Health Impact Assessment on Planning School Construction Projects in Minnesota
Public Health Law Center, January 2015, 127 pp.
A health impact assessment of K-12 school design and its influence on student health. It provides analysis and recommendations on ways schools can influence health through school siting, transportation, nutrition, and physical activity.   more info >

A New Majority Update: Low Income Students in the South and Nation
Southern Education Foundation, October 2013, 18 pp.
Provides data showing that a majority of students attending public schools come from low-income families and discusses implications of the findings.   more info >

Beginning Teachers are More Common in Rural, High-Poverty, and Racially Diverse Schools
Carsey Institute, July 2012, 6 pp.
This report finds that poor communities have moderately higher percentages of beginning teachers than communities with lower poverty rates and that a higher concentration of minority students in a district is associated with a higher percentage of beginning teachers. The combined impact of poverty, race, and urbanicity has a substantial effect on the probability that a district has a critically high percentage of beginning teachers, indicating a high turnover rate and possible issues of quality.   more info >

Web sites

National Center for Education Statistics
Part of the Department of Education. Includes an Electronic Catalog, allowing you to search for NCES publications and data and the Encyclopedia of ED Stats, which provides data from several NCES sources including: The Condition of Education, The Digest of Education Statistics, and Projections of Education Statistics. Many of the reports can be viewed on-line.   more info >

The Campbell Collaboration
International collaboration that is compiling a database of effective programs and practices in the areas of crime and justice, education and social welfare.   more info >

National Art Education Association
This site compiles research on the impact of the arts in education and provides a clearinghouse and review of state policies for arts education for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.   more info >

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