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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Degree Completions in Areas of National Need, 1996-97 to 2001-02

Categories: Education-Higher,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2006154

Covers trends in degrees earned in fields deemed areas of national need by federal legislation. Looks at trends and characteristics of students completing the degrees. From the National Center for Education Statistics.

Elections: The Nation’s Evolving Election System as Reflected in the 2004 General Election

Categories: Elections/Campaigns

http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d06450.pdf

Lengthy (500+ pages) report which discusses changes to election systems since the 2000 election and challenges encountered in the 2004 election. Among other findings: larger jurisdictions are replacing older voting equipment with technology-based equipment more than are smaller jurisdictions. From the Government Accountability Office.