Youth Indicators 1996
National Center for Education Statistics

This edition of Youth Indicators marks the fourth edition of a series that was first issued in 1988. Youth Indicators is a statistical compilation of data on family structure, jobs, education, and other elements that comprise the world of young people. Where possible, long-term trend data are provided as an historical context for interpretation. This edition highlights the transition of high school students into the labor force. The report includes chapters on the home environment including demographics, family composition, and family income; the school environment including school descriptions, outcomes, and out-of-school experiences; health; citizenship and values; and students' futures.