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Earl Gregg Swem Library

The De-Licensing of Occupations in the United States

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

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

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

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

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

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


Doing More With Less: A Workbook for Assessing and Implementing School-Community Partnerships Aimed at Enhancing the Academic Success and Postsecondary Aspirations of Low-Income Students

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Careers,Education,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Virginia Issues


Created as a supplement to the Report for school personnel in rural areas but of value to all those interested school-community partnerships.   From the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia


Doing More With Less: The Role of School-Community Partnerships in the Academic Success and Postsecondary Aspirations of Low-Income Students in Small Rural Schools in Virginia

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Careers,Education,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Virginia Issues

Focuses on the community-level factors that affect student achievement and aspirations in six small rural case study school districts in Virginia.  From the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia


In the Shadow of the Great Recession: Experiences and Perspectives of Young Workers

Categories: Careers,Education,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Youth

Explores the experiences and expectations of young workers entering the job market and analyzes the potential economic implications of current labor market trends on these new workers.  From the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve


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