Annotations for Almanac Of American Education 2006

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The latest edition of this resource text contains historical and current data, insightful analysis, and useful graphics to enable users to understand and compare the quality of education in the U.S. at the national, state and county levels. The material is drawn from reliable sources including the U.S. Census Bureau, the National Center for Education Statistics, and the National Education Association. The national statistics section includes school enrollment rates by background or family characteristics, secondary and post secondary enrollment, historical enrollment characteristics, educational attainment, employment, and income. The remaining two sections--regional and state education, county education--contain data on population, school, and student characteristics. Each section concludes with a "Notes and Definitions" discussion of the data. The text also features an extensive list of government educational resources on the Internet, containing a description and URL for each site. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (