The Condition of Education 2013

Source: Susan Aud, Amy Rathbun, Sidney Wilkinson-Flicker, Paul Kristapovich, Xiaolei Wang, Jijun Zhang, Liz Notter, National Center for Education Statistics, NCES 2013037, May 2013

From the abstract:
The Condition of Education 2013 summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. The report presents 42 indicators on the status and condition of education, in addition to Spotlights that look more closely at 4 issues of current interest. The indicators represent a consensus of professional judgment on the most significant national measures of the condition and progress of education for which accurate data are available.
New data shows school “reformers” are full of it / Poor schools underperform largely because of economic forces, not because teachers have it too easy
Source: David Sirota,, June 3, 2013