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Deep-Sea Mining

Categories: Environment,Geology/Mining,Great Britain,Laws/Regulations,Science/Technology,Treaties

http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/POST-PN-0508/POST-PN-0508.pdf

Describes the mineral deposit types being considered by British planners, proposed extraction methods, potential environmental effects, mitigation options, and the legal framework governing such activity in international waters. From the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology

 

Remarks by President Obama to the United Nations General Assembly

Categories: Headlines,Presidency,United Nations

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/09/28/remarks-president-obama-united-nations-general-assembly

Speech delivered during the UN General Debate at the beginning of the 70th UN session, September 2015. From the White House

 

Multifactor Productivity Trends for Detailed Industries, 2013

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Manufacturing,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/prin3.pdf

Reports that productivity increased in 38 of the 86 4-digit NAICS manufacturing industries in 2013. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Hospitalization, Readmission, and Death Experience of Noninstutionalized Medicare Fee-for-Service Beneficiaries Aged 65 and Over

Categories: Births/Deaths,Elderly,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr084.pdf

In 2012 nearly one-fifth of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries who were discharged from a hospital were readmitted within 30 days. Also tracks the number of such readmissions which result in death. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Births in the United States, 2014

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics,Women,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db216.pdf

This report presents key demographic and maternal/infant health indicators by race and Hispanic origin. Also includes trends in fertility rates, teen birth rates, and cesarean and preterm birth rates. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Racial and Gender Disparities in Suicide Among Young Adults Aged 18-24: United States, 2009-2013

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Statistics,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hestat/suicide/racial_and_gender_2009_2013.pdf

Suicide was the second leading cause of death among young adults in the U.S. in 2013. This report examines suicide rates and methods among young adults by sex and race and Hispanic origin. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Virginia On-Time Graduation Rate Tops 90 Percent

Categories: Education,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/news/news_releases/2015/09_sep29.shtml

Reports on the percentage of students in the high school class of 2015 in Virginia who earned a diploma within four years, the percentage of those who graduated with an Advanced Studies diploma, and the percentage who dropped out. Also includes links to reports at the school and school division levels. From the Virginia Department of Education

 

Career Paths of Beginning Public School Teachers: Results from the First Through Fifth Waves of the 2007-08 Beginning Teacher Longitudinal Survey

Categories: Education,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015196.pdf

Presents 5 year longitudinal data on attrition and mobility for public school teachers by selected teacher characteristics. From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

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