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College Enrollment and Work Activity of 2015 High School Graduates

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

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/hsgec_04282016.pdf

Reports that 69.2% of youth who graduated from high school in the January-October 2015 period were enrolled in college in October.  Also provides information on enrollment by sex and race, on participation in the labor force by recent graduates, and the unemployment rate (20.7%) for recent graduates not enrolled in college.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Digest of Education Statistics, 2014

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Headlines,Libraries/Museums,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016006.pdf

The major annual compilation of statistics on education including all levels of education, federal funding, education outcomes, international comparisons, libraries, and technology.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

(education     education, higher     headlines     libraries/museums     statistics)

 

STEMGradStudents.science.gov

Categories: Education-Higher,Mathematics,Science/Technology

http://stemgradstudents.science.gov/

Subtitled: Your gateway to federal opportunities for graduate students.  Identifies education and training opportunities in the federal government for graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.  From Science.gov and the Department of Energy’s Office of Science.

 

STEMUndergrads.science.gov

Categories: Education-Higher,Mathematics,Science/Technology

http://stemundergrads.science.gov/

Subtitled: Your gateway to federal opportunities for undergraduate students.  Identifies education and training opportunities in the federal government for students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.  From Science.gov and the Department of Energy’s Office of Science.

 

Projections of Education Statistics to 2023

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

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015073.pdf

Covers statistics on enrollment, graduates, teachers, and expenditures at the elementary and secondary level, and enrollment, earned degrees conferred, and expenditures of institutions of higher education.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Trends in Public and Private School Principal Demographics and Qualifications: 1987-88 to 2011-12

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016189.pdf

Examines trends in school principal demographics, experience, and compensation over 25 years.  Among the findings: more public school principals have master’s degrees than in the past.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Cambridge University Press et al v. Georgia State University

Categories: Copyright/Patents,Education-Higher,Property Rights,Supreme Court/courts

http://policynotes.arl.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/DKT-No.-510-Order-dated-2016_03_31.pdf

Ruling of the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Georgia on the publisher lawsuit against Georgia State University over alleged copyright infringement relating to e-reserves.  Finds that 41 of the 48 cases were non-infringing fair uses.  From the Association of Research Libraries

 

Influx of Foreign Graduate Students and Inclusion of Newly Eligible Institutions Lead to a Significant Increase in U.S. Graduate Enrollment in Science and Engineering

Categories: Education-Higher,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2016/nsf16310/nsf16310.pdf

Agency press release which reports on a 5.5% increase in the number of graduate science and engineering students between 2013 and 2014, due primarily to large increases in the enrollment of foreign graduate students on temporary visas.  Tables provide recent historical trends by field, including psychology and social sciences.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

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