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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Criminal Victimization 2014

Categories: Crime/Justice,Statistics

Records an estimated 5.4 million victimizations involving violent crime and 15.3 million involving property crime.  The property crime rate fell from the previous year, but the violent rate  was not significantly different.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics


Selected Statistics from the Public Elementary and Secondary Education Universe: School Year 2013-14: First Look

Categories: Education,Statistics

Covers the number and types of public elementary and secondary schools and local education agencies, the operational status of schools and districts, student membership counts, teacher counts, and pupil/teacher ratios.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


Governor McAuliffe Addresses General Assembly Money Committees

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Virginia Issues

Governor’s financial report on the state of Virginia’s budget at the beginning of the new fiscal year and his initiatives for the new legislative session in January.  From the Office of the Governor


State Alcohol-Impaired-Driving Estimates

Categories: Births/Deaths,Statistics,Traffic Accidents

Contains estimates of driver alcohol involvement in fatal traffic accidents for the U.S. and for the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.  From the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration


Overincome Families Residing in Public Housing Units

Categories: Housing/Homelessness,Laws/Regulations

A review of policies regarding income for public housing occupants determined that more than 25,000 families who received housing assistance had income which exceeded eligibility limits in 2014.  From the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Housing and Urban Development