Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Report to the President: An Assessment of Declassification in the Executive Branch

Categories: Govt Information,Govt Processes/Organization,Govt Secrecy

http://www.fas.org/sgp/isoo/2005declass.pdf

Reviews and analyzes the progress of executive branch agencies in meeting a deadline for declassification of all historically valuable records which are 25 years old or older. Finds most agencies are progressing toward fulfillment of their responsibilities but some are at risk of not meeting the December 2006 deadline. From the Information Security Oversight Office.

2004 State and Local Government Employee-Retirement Systems

Categories: Govt Finance,Govt Processes/Organization,Retirement/Social Security

http://www.census.gov/govs/www/retire04view.html

Covers revenues, expenditures, financial assets and membership for over 2,600 public employee retirement systems. Data for national, state, and local levels. From the Census Bureau.

MyPyramid for Kids

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Consumer Info/Protection,Health/Medical

http://teamnutrition.usda.gov/kids-pyramid.html

Adapts the pyramid approach to healthy eating for kids. Includes posters, games, and coloring pages. From the Food and Nutrition Service

Labor Force Participation in Formal Work-Related Education in 2000-2001

Categories: Education,Labor/Employment

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2005048

Documents the extent and nature of participation in such work-related education programs. Includes instructional providers, topics studied, employer support, and inducements for participation. From the National Center for Education Statistics

The Nation’s Report Card: Reading 2003

Categories: Education,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2005453

Presents results of National Assessment of Educational Progress 2003 fourth and eighth grade reading tests for the nation, participating states and local jurisdictions. Includes characteristics of students tested. From the National Center for Education Statistics.

The Nation’s Report Card: Mathematics 2003

Categories: Education,Mathematics,Statistics,Tests/Assessments

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2005451

Presents results of National Assessment of Education Progress 2003 fourth and eight grade math tests for the nation, participating states and local jurisdictions. Includes characteristics of students tested. From the National Center for Education Statistics.

What is the Status of High School Athletes 8 Years After Their Senior Year

Categories: Education

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2005303

Information on education, labor market and health status of former high school athletes eight years beyond graduation. Compares outcomes to those who did not participate in athletics and for different ability levels of athletes. From the National Center for Education Statistics.

Criminal Victimization, 2004

Categories: Crime/Justice,Statistics

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/abstract/cv04.htm

Shows unchanged levels of criminal victimization from reports of personal and property crime victimization during 2004. Also includes section on trends in crime victimization from 1993 to 2004. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

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