Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Program Integrity: Gainful Employment

Categories: Careers,Consumer Info/Protection,Education-Higher,Laws/Regulations

Proposed rule that would establish measures for determining whether career colleges are preparing students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation and whether these colleges would remain eligible under federal student aid programs.  From the Federal Register


Program Integrity: Gainful Employment

Categories: Careers,Consumer Info/Protection,Education-Higher,Laws/Regulations

Announces intention to propose rules that educational institutions must meet if they sponsor programs which prepare students for employment in certain occupations.  Failure to meet the rules might end their eligibility to participate in federal student aid programs. The rules are intended to protect students from poor-performing career colleges.  From the U.S. Education Department


New College Graduates at Work: Employment Among 1992-93, 1999-2000, and 2007-08 Bachelor’s Degree Recipients 1 Year After Graduation

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Tracks employment problems for recent college graduates, finding that compared to early 2000 graduates the more recent graduates earn less, have higher unemployment, and work in jobs outside their college field of study. From the National Center for Education Statistics


Aviation Workforce: Current and Future Availability of Airline Pilots

Categories: Careers,Labor/Employment,Transportation

Examines what data and forecasts reveal about the need for and potential availability of airline pilots and what actions are being taken by industry and government to attract and retain pilots. From the Government Accountability Office


STEM Education for the Innovation Economy

Categories: Business/Economics,Careers,Education,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Mathematics,Science/Technology

Examines the growing demand for employees skilled in science, technology, engineering, and math fields, the current rate at which students in these fields are graduating, and policy changes that could result in more supply to meet the demand.  From the Joint Economic Committee


Science and Engineering Indicators 2014

Categories: Careers,Education,Education-Higher,Headlines,Labor/Employment,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Statistics

The 21st in a series of biennial reports on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education and workforce, U.S. and international research and development performance, U.S. competitiveness in technology, and public attitudes and understanding of science and engineering.  From the National Science Board and the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation


Job Promotion in Midcareer: Gender, Recession, and “Crowding.”

Categories: Careers,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Women

Investigations the role of gender in job promotions and whether women gained or lost momentum in the period of the 1990s and 2000s.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Laura Bush 21st Century Grant Program Evaluation (Grant Years 2003-2009): Volume 2: Project Report Appendices

Categories: Careers,Libraries


Covers the methodology used for the study.  From the Institute of Museum and Library Services


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