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Numbers and Types of Public Elementary and Secondary Local Education Agencies From the Common Core of Data: School Year 2010-11- First Look - This First Look presents selected findings on the numbers and types of public elementary and secondary local education agencies (LEAs) in the United States and the territories in the 2010-11 school year, using data from the Local Education Agency Universe Survey of the Common Core of Data (CCD) survey system. (National Center for Education Statistics, April 2012)...

America's Health Rankings: A Call to Action for Individuals and Their Communities - In addition to the contributions of our individual genetic predispositions to disease, health is the result of: (1) Our behaviors; (2) the environment and the community in which we live; (3) the public and health policies and practices of our health care and prevention systems; and (4) the clincal care we receive. This report focuses on these determinants and on the overall health outcomes we desire. (United Health Foundation, 2012)...

Digest of Education Statistics, 2005 - This report provides a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from pre-kindergarten through graduate school. Selected findings include: (1) enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools rose 22% between 1985 and 2005, with the fastest growth occurring at the elementary level, where enrollment rose 24%; (2) public secondary school enrollment declined 8% from 1985 to 1990, but then rose 31% from 1990 to 2005, for a net increase of 20%; (3) the number of public school teachers has risen faster than the number of students over the past 10 years, resulting in declines in the pupil/teacher ratio; (4) between 1994 and 2004, the number of full-time college students increased by 30% compared to an 8% increase in part-time students. (Thomas D. Snyder, Alexandra G. Tan, and Charlene M. Hoffman, National Center for Education Statistics, August 2006) ...

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