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2015 Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Education-Higher,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Statistics

https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2017/nsf17306/static/report/nsf17306.pdf

Annual report on individuals who receive research doctoral degrees from U.S. universities.  Covers characteristics of students who earn doctorates, fields of study, sources of financial support, time required to attain degree, and the employment outcomes including salary.  Also hs special coverage on international students who intend to stay in the U.S.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

The 2015 Survey of Doctorate Recipients Expands its Population Coverage and Reporting on Field of Study

Categories: Education-Higher,Science/Technology,Statistics

https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2017/nsf17319/nsf17319.pdf

Agency press release which explains changes in the annual survey, including expansion of detail for employment characteristics of doctoral recipients and full representation of internationally-residing U.S.-trained doctorate holders. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Physician Workforce

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Education-Higher,Health/Medical

http://www.gao.gov/assets/690/684946.pdf

In anticipation of serious shortages of primary care physicians in rural areas in the near future, this report looks at graduate medical education (GME), locations and types of training from 2005 to 2015 and federal efforts to expand GME training in rural areas in primary care.  From the Government Accountability Office

 

Four Years After a Bachelor’s Degree: Employment, Enrollment, and Debt Among College Graduates

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

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017438.pdf

Covers graduates’ employment history, amount of debt, current salary, and their experiences with unemployment.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

The Condition of Education 2017

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Statistics,Tests/Assessments

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017144.pdf

Presents 50 indicators on education topics from pre-K through postgrad as well as labor force outcomes and international comparisons.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Science and Engineering State Profiles

Categories: Education-Higher,Science/Technology,Statistics,Virginia Issues

https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/states/

Provides access to state data on science and engineering personnel and finances including education, graduates, total R&D performance and more.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2016

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

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017064.pdf

Latest annual report on crime occurring in schools and colleges.  Covers topics such as victimization, bullying, school conditions, fights, weapons, use of drugs and alcohol, and security staffing.  From the National Center for Education Statistics and the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

The Debt Burden of Bachelor’s Degree Recipients

Categories: Education-Higher,Headlines,Income/Poverty,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017436.pdf

Provides statistics on the increasing amount of debt owed by those graduating in the U.S. with bachelor’s degrees, but also on the lifetime earnings premium of those obtaining such degrees.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

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