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Minnesota Education Yearbook, 1998 [microform] : The Status of Pre-K-12 Education in Minnesota
Bib ID 5626295
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Coll. of Education and Human Development
 
Online Versions
Description [Washington D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1998 
95 p. 
Summary

This yearbook provides a review of research concerning the differences in providing quality education to all children. A number of data sources at both the national and state levels were reviewed in compiling the indicators of educational inputs featured within this report. Four focal points are as follows: (1) the financial resources brought to bear on Minnesota's public-education system; (2) several characteristics of the state's current K-12 teaching force; (3) the changing demographics of the state's student population; and (4) the ratio of teachers and staff to students in Minnesota schools. The yearbook is divided into five chapters. Chapters 1 and 2 describe how tests have changed and provide an overview of learning. Educational inputs and processes, such as school finance and teacher characteristics, are covered in chapter 3, whereas chapter 4 focuses on participation and coursework, attendance, and graduation. The last chapter examines achievement and discusses comparative assessments. Findings include the fact that Minnesota's per-pupil funding has increased over time, but at a slower rate than for the nation as a whole. The average age of teachers has risen dramatically over the past 10 years, with 38 percent of the teachers falling into the 45-54-year-old age bracket. Minority students are characterized by higher rates of poverty, limited English proficiency, and disability. (RJM)

Notes

Availability: Web site: http://edpsy.coled.umn.edu/oea/.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Comparative Analysis.  |  Educational Assessment.  |  Elementary Secondary Education.  |  Formative Evaluation.  |  Outcomes of Education.  |  Public Education.  |  State Norms.  |  Yearbooks.  |  Minnesota
Form/genre Reports, Descriptive.
Other authors/contributors Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Coll. of Education and Human Development
Available From ERIC 
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520 |aThis yearbook provides a review of research concerning the differences in providing quality education to all children. A number of data sources at both the national and state levels were reviewed in compiling the indicators of educational inputs featured within this report. Four focal points are as follows: (1) the financial resources brought to bear on Minnesota's public-education system; (2) several characteristics of the state's current K-12 teaching force; (3) the changing demographics of the state's student population; and (4) the ratio of teachers and staff to students in Minnesota schools. The yearbook is divided into five chapters. Chapters 1 and 2 describe how tests have changed and provide an overview of learning. Educational inputs and processes, such as school finance and teacher characteristics, are covered in chapter 3, whereas chapter 4 focuses on participation and coursework, attendance, and graduation. The last chapter examines achievement and discusses comparative assessments. Findings include the fact that Minnesota's per-pupil funding has increased over time, but at a slower rate than for the nation as a whole. The average age of teachers has risen dramatically over the past 10 years, with 38 percent of the teachers falling into the 45-54-year-old age bracket. Minority students are characterized by higher rates of poverty, limited English proficiency, and disability. (RJM)
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