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Science and Engineering Degrees: 1966-2012: Detailed Statistical Tables

Categories: Education-Higher,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Statistics,Women

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2015/nsf15326/pdf/nsf15326.pdf

Statistical tables on science and engineering degrees earned at bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels by field of study and by sex.   Also covers psychology and social sciences.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Federal Science and Engineering Obligations to Universities and Colleges Drop by 6% in FY2013

Categories: Education-Higher,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2015/nsf15325/nsf15325.pdf

Federal agencies obligated $29 billion to 995 academic institutions in FY2013 for science and engineering research activities, a 6% drop from the previous year, and the third consecutive year of declining funding.  Tables include agencies and amounts given to the top 20 research institutions. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

High School Longitudinal Study of 2009:… 2013 Update and High School Transcript Study: A First Look at Fall 2009 Ninth-Graders in 2013

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

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015037.pdf

Follows student paths from the beginning of high school into higher education and the workforce.  Includes focus on paths into and out of STEM fields of study and careers.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

The Relationship Between Education and Work Credentials

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

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015556.pdf

Provides brief information on the percentage of adults with a license or professional certification by the adults’ educational attainment level.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Mid-year Update on Student Loan Complaints

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Education-Higher,Statistics

http://files.consumerfinance.gov/f/201506_cfpb_mid-year-update-on-student-loan-complaints.pdf

More than 3,100 private student loan complaints were received during the first 6 months of the government’s year, a 34% increase over the previous year.  Also covers debt collection complaints.   From the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

 

Fact Sheet: Protecting Students from Abusive Career Colleges

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Crime/Justice,Education-Higher

http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/fact-sheet-protecting-students-abusive-career-colleges

Describes what the Education Department will do to assist students who were victimized by schools run by Corinthian Colleges and how other debt relief measures might aid students who feel they were victimized by career colleges.  From the Education Department

 

Science and Engineering Research Facilities: Fiscal Year 2013: Detailed Statistical Tables

Categories: Education-Higher,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70139448

Data on the amount of science and engineering space at qualifying U.S. colleges and universities, the condition of facilities, current and planned renovation/repair.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Governor Terry McAuliffe’s Task Force on Combating Campus Sexual Violence: Report and Final Recommendations

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education-Higher,Headlines,Sex Issues,Virginia Issues,Women

http://www.oag.state.va.us/files/Final_Report-Task_Force_on_Combating_Campus_Sexual_Violence.pdf

Offers 21 recommendations under 5 broad themes to prevent campus sexual assaults, to make certain that victims feel safe and are willing to report the crime, and to make certain that justice is sought against offenders.  From the Office of the Attorney General

 

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