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Career and Technical Education Coursetaking and Postsecondary Enrollment and Attainment: High School Classes of 1992 and 2004

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016109.pdf

Looks at two cohorts of public high school graduates, comparing their 8-year postsecondary enrollment and attainment rates, overall and based on the number of occupational CTE credits graduates had earned in high school.   From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Persistence and Attainment Among Postsecondary Subbaccalaureate Students

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016083.pdf

Tracks the progress toward the attainment of a degree or other credential for students who enrolled in postsecondary education for the first time in 2003-04 and were working in a career or technical education environment.  Compares their progress with students who started at the same time and pursued a bachelor’s degree.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Spotlight on Statistics: A Look at Healthcare Spending, Employment, Pay, Benefits, and Prices

Categories: Careers,Health/Medical,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/spotlight/2016/a-look-at-healthcare-spending-employment-pay-benefits-and-prices/pdf/a-look-at-healthcare-spending-employment-pay-benefits-and-prices.pdf

Examines the healthcare industry, including how much people spend on health care, current and projected employment in the industry, employer-provided healthcare benefits, healthcare prices, and pay for workers in healthcare occupations.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

The De-Licensing of Occupations in the United States

Categories: Careers,Labor Unions,Labor/Employment,Laws/Regulations

http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2015/article/the-de-licensing-of-occupations-in-the-united-states-1.htm

Draws some parallels between the decertification of labor unions and the de-licensing of occupations by legislation or court order.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Public School Teacher Attrition and Mobility in the First Five Years … First Look

Categories: Careers,Education,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015337.pdf

Survey that shows how life events, school or district characteristics, change of grade assignments, etc. affect their decisions to continue in or leave the teaching profession.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

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

 

Careers for Music Lovers

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Careers,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/careeroutlook/2015/article/careers-for-music-lovers.htm

Provides an overview of different types of careers for music lovers including occupations that involve music, how to prepare for a music-related career, and career resources.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering 2015

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2015/nsf15311/digest/nsf15311-digest.pdf

Covers enrollment, field of degree, occupation, employment status, and academic employment of women, minorities, and disabled people in science and engineering fields.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

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