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Projections of Education Statistics to 2026

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

Latest annual issue which provides national level data on enrollment, teachers, high school graduates, and expenditures at the elementary/secondary level and enrollment and degrees awarded at the postsecondary level for the past 15 years and projections to 2026. From the National Center for Education Statistics


Career and Technical Education Programs in Public School Districts: 2016-17

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

Provides information about the types of career and technical education programs provided in the public schools, the entities that provide the programs, and the places where they are offered.  Also presents data about work-based learning activities and employer involvement in CTE programs.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


New U.S. Census Bureau Data Links College Degrees and Earnings

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

Press release announcing the availability of the first data sets from a program on labor market outcomes for college graduates.  The initial data covers students who graduated from the University of Texas System.  From the Census Bureau


Debt After College: Employment, Enrollment, and Student-Reported Stress and Outcomes

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

Provides estimates of financial, employment, and enrollment outcomes in the four years following graduation for students with various levels of student loan debt.  Offers the amount students borrowed, ratio of loan payment to monthly salary, occupation, bachelor’s degree major, postbaccalaureate enrollment characteristics, and demographic characteristics. From the National Center for Education Statistics


New U.S. Census Bureau Data Links College Degrees and Earnings

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

Press release which announces first release of data sets on labor market outcomes for college graduates.  The graduate earnings data provide national statistics on annual earnings for graduates by major field, degree level, institution, and graduation cohort.  Includes links to data sets.  From the Census Bureau


Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2017

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Children,Crime/Justice,Education,Education-Higher,Headlines,Statistics

Covers 23 indicators such as violent deaths, bullying, weapons, fights, victimization, presence of security officers, school conditions, discipline and use of alcohol/drugs by students.  Covers nearly 750,000 reported victimizations.  From the National Center for Education Statistics and the Bureau of Justice Statistics


Survey of Doctorate Recipients: Survey Year 2015

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

Offers a list of statistical tables with details about doctorate recipients by field of study, employment characteristics, demographic characteristics, occupation, mean annual salary,  and more.  Includes social sciences and medical fields.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation


Bankruptcy and Student Loans

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Income/Poverty,Youth

Examines the concept of “undue hardship” as a legal term involving required payment of student loan debt. According to court interpretations the debtor must prove three things to qualify for exemption from repayment.  The report provides a comprehensive overview of the various legal issues related to whether a debtor may discharge a student loan via bankruptcy.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by


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