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Characteristics of Public and Private Elementary and Secondary School Principals in the United States … First Look

Categories: Education,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2013/2013313.pdf

A selection of basic information on school principals including demographic characteristics, educational background, salary, and years of experience as a principal.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Characteristics of Public Elementary and Secondary School Library Media Centers in the United States … First Look

Categories: Education,Libraries/Museums,Statistics,Telecommunications/Internet

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2013/2013315.pdf

A selection of basic information on public school library media centers including holdings, type of staffing, expenditures, computer workstations, and availability of online access.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Characteristics of Public and Private Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in the United States … First Look

Categories: Education,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2013/2013314.pdf

A selection of basic information on more than 50,000 public and private K-12 teachers including demographic characteristics, years of experience, educational background, and compensation.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Characteristics of Public and Private Elementary and Secondary Schools in the United States … First Look

Categories: Education,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2013/2013312.pdf

A selection of basic information on more than 100,000 public and private K-12 schools in the U.S. including racial/ethnic composition of students, types of staff, and per cent of schools participating in free or reduced price  lunch programs. From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Overview of Federal Criminal Cases: Fiscal Year 2012

Categories: Crime/Justice,Drug Trafficking,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

http://www.ussc.gov/Research_and_Statistics/Research_Publications/2013/FY12_Overview_Federal_Criminal_Cases.pdf

Analyzes 84,000 federal criminal cases in which a defendant was sentenced during 2012. Immigration cases comprise the largest category of federal offenses during the past 4 years.  From the U.S. Sentencing Commission

 

Transportation Statistics Annual Report 2012

Categories: Environment,Statistics,Transportation

http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/sites/rita.dot.gov.bts/files/publications/transportation_statistics_annual_report/2012/index.html

Annual data on U.S. transportation system, including passenger, freight, safety, reliability, and environmental impacts.  From the Bureau of Transportation Statistics

 

U.S. Timber Production, Trade, Consumption and Price Statistics 1965-2011

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Foreign Trade/Investment,Natural Resources,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://www.fpl.fs.fed.us/documnts/fplrp/fpl_rp676.pdf

Current and historical information on the production, trade, consumption, and prices of timber products in the U.S. Includes some data for individual states.  From the Forest Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

 

The Federal Communications Commission: Current Structure and Its Role in the Changing Telecommunications Landscape

Categories: Govt Processes/Organization,Laws/Regulations,Telecommunications/Internet

http://fpc.state.gov/documents/organization/213010.pdf

Describes the history and mission of the agency and current proposals for reforming its operations or how the agency regulates different services and industry sectors. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the U.S. Department of State Foreign Press Center

 

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