Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

School Enrollment in the United States: 2015

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Population/Census,Statistics

Tables which provide information on students by age, sex,  race, Hispanic origin, family income, and more.  Covers enrollment from kindergarten to graduate school.  Press release with links to statistical tables.  From the Census Bureau



Student Loan Statistics

Categories: Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Great Britain,Statistics

Discusses recent developments relating to student loans in Great Britain including background information about the program, the estimated rise in loan levels, repayment requirements, and arguments for reform.  House of Commons Library Briefing Paper Number 1079

(education, higher     govt finance     Great Britain     statistics)


Joint Subcommittee on the Future Competitiveness of Virginia Higher Education

Categories: Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Statistics,Virginia Issues—joint-subcommittee-presentation—oct-11.pdf?sfvrsn=0

Slide show presentation to the Virginia General Assembly which explains how Virginia currently provides financial assistance to students.  From the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia


Teacher Preparation Issues

Categories: Careers,Education,Education-Higher,Federal State Relations,Headlines,Laws/Regulations

Final regulations for a new program of evaluating teacher preparation programs by states.  Includes placement and retention rates of graduates in first three years of teaching, feedback from graduates and their employers on effectiveness of program preparation, teacher evaluation results and more.  From the U.S. Department of Education


2015-16 Total Educational and General Expenditures by Program, Virginia Public Higher Education Institutions

Categories: Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Statistics,Virginia Issues$file/RD354.pdf

Statistical table showing what each public Virginia college and university spent on instruction, research, public service, academic support, student services, institutional support and O&M.  From the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia


Projections of Education Statistics to 2024

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Statistics

Covers projections for enrollment, graduates, teachers, and expenditures in elementary and secondary education.  Covers projections for enrollment, earned degrees conferred, and expenditures of postsecondary institutions.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


Reaching the Limit: Undergraduates Who Borrow the Maximum Amount in Federal Direct Loans: 2011-12

Categories: Education-Higher,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

Examines students who took out their individual maximum amount in Stafford loans in 2011-12 compared with those who did so in 2007-08, by dependency status, income level, institution type, and attendance status.  Also investigates whether students borrowed their eligible maximum before turning to other sources of financial aid.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


First-Time Postsecondary Students in 2011-12: Three-Year Withdrawal, Stopout, and Transfer Rates

Categories: Education-Higher,Statistics

This set of tables focuses on withdrawal, presenting the year-by-year cumulative rates at which first-time students withdrew from postsecondary education without a degree.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


Next Page »