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U.S. Census Bureau Announces 2010 Census Population Counts

Categories: Headlines,Population/Census,Statistics

The resident population of the U.S. on Census Day, April 1, 2010 was 308,745,538, for an increase of 9.7% over the 2000 Census total.  California is the most populous state and Wyoming the least.  The largest population increase occurred in Texas, while the state which had the largest percentage increase was Nevada, up 35% from 2000.  From the Census Bureau

Study of Tidal Shoreline Management in Virginia: Recommendations for Living Shorelines and Tidal Resources Sustainability

Categories: Environment,Laws/Regulations,Natural Resources,Virginia Issues$file/SD16.pdf

Reviews tidal shoreline management in Virginia, compares it with management of shorelines in Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Maryland, and offers recommendations for promoting living shorelines and protection of shoreline resources.  From the Virginia Institute of Marine Science

MDG Monitor

Categories: Children,Environment,Health/Medical,Income/Poverty,United Nations,Women

Shows how countries are doing in their efforts to attain the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals.  From the United Nations

All-Party Inquiry into Antisemitism: Government Response: Three Years on Progress Report

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Education-Higher,Great Britain,Language,Propaganda

British government report on presence of Anti-Semitism in the United Kingdom.  Covers Anti-Semitic incidents, discourse, sources of contemporary Anti-Semitism, and Anti-Semitism on campus.  Command Paper Cm7991.  From the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

Liberating the NHS: Legislative Framework and Next Steps

Categories: Great Britain,Health/Medical

Discusses the legislative steps by which the National Health Service reform plan, Equity and Excellence,  will be implemented by the British government.  From the Department of Health

What is the Price of College? Total, Net, and Out-of-Pocket Prices in 2007-2008

Categories: Education-Higher,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

This report illustrates the kinds of questions that national data can answer about what undergraduate education, with and without financial aid, costs. From the National Center for Education Statistics

K-12 Education: Many Challenges Arise in Educating Students Who Change Schools Frequently

Categories: Children,Education,Housing/Homelessness,Income/Poverty

Covers the numbers and characteristics of students who change schools frequently, reasons for frequent changes, the effects of mobility on student outcomes, educational challenges posed by student mobility, and federal programs that help frequently moving students.  From the Government Accountability Office

Science of Cyber-Security

Categories: Defense/Military,Homeland Security,Science/Technology

Examines the theory and practice of cyber-security and whether there are fundamental principles that could make the techniques of protecting  national computing resources more scientific. From the Department of Defense Jason Program Office

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