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The Importance of Data Occupations in the U.S. Economy

Categories: Careers,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.esa.doc.gov/sites/default/files/the-importance-of-data-occupations-in-the-us-economy.pdf

Identifies occupations where data analysis and processing are important and measures the extent of employment and earnings in these occupations.  From the Economics and Statistics Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce

 

Achievement Gap Narrows as High School Graduation Rates for Minority Students Improve Faster than Rest of Nation

Categories: African Americans,Asian Americans,Disability,Education,Income/Poverty,Native Americans,Statistics

http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/achievement-gap-narrows-high-school-graduation-rates-minority-students-improve-faster-rest-nation

Discusses state by state results for graduation by race/ethnicity, disability, limited English proficiency, and economic disadvantages.  Also provides link to statistical table.  From the U.S. Department of Education

 

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