Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Volume 33, SALT II, 1972-1980

Categories: Arms Control,Communism,Foreign Affairs,Headlines,History,Russia

http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1969-76v33

Another volume from the official record of U.S. diplomacy, this one focuses on the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks as they were pursued with Russia by the Nixon, Ford, and Carter Administrations. From the State Department

 

Employment and Unemployment Among Youth: Summer 2013

Categories: Labor/Employment,Statistics,Youth

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/youth_08202013.pdf

Reports that 50% of young people aged 16 to 24 were employed during the summer of 2013.   Provides employment details by age, sex, and race/ethnicity.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Guide for Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans

Categories: Education,Homeland Security,Weather/Disasters

https://s3-us-gov-west-1.amazonaws.com/dam-production/uploads/20130726-1922-25045-3850/rems_k_12_guide.pdf

Presents the elements of an emergency operations plan for public schools.  From the Federal Emergency Management Agency

 

Guide for Developing High-Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Institutions of Higher Education

Categories: Education-Higher,Homeland Security,Weather/Disasters

https://s3-us-gov-west-1.amazonaws.com/dam-production/uploads/20130726-1922-25045-3638/rems_ihe_guide.pdf

Describes how and why to develop an Emergency Operations Plan for institutions of higher education.  From the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

 

The Little Green Data Book 2013

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Energy,Environment,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/14396/9780821398142.pdf?sequence=1

Provides more than 50 indicators related to development and environment for 200 countries drawn from World Development Indicators.  Each country entry covers statistics relating to agriculture, forests, water/sanitation, energy/emissions, environment, and health.  From the World Bank

 

Students Make Gains on All Mathematics SOLs

Categories: Education,Headlines,Tests/Assessments,Virginia Issues

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/news/news_releases/2013/aug20.shtml

Reports outcomes of latest round of Standards of Learning Assessments in the public schools—higher passing rates for mathematics but lower passing rates for new Reading and Science SOLs. Also includes links for results at the division and school levels.  From the Virginia Department of Education

 

2011-12 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study: Student Financial Aid Estimates for 2011-12

Categories: Education-Higher,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2013/2013165.pdf

Information about how students and their families pay for higher education.  Describes the percentages of students receiving various types of financial aid and average amounts received.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Student Reports of Bullying and Cyber-Bullying: Results from the 2011 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey

Categories: Children,Crime/Justice,Education,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2013/2013329.pdf

Tables show the extent to which students with different personal characteristics report bullying and cyber-bullying.  From the National Center for Education Statistics