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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Usual Weekly Earnings of Wage and Salary Workers: First Quarter 2015

Categories: Education,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Women

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/wkyeng.pdf

Tracks weekly earnings data by age, sex, race/ethnicity, occupational groups, and education.  Includes five statistical tables.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Financial Accounting for Local and State School Systems: 2014 Edition

Categories: Education,Govt Finance,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015347.pdf

The national standard for state and local education agencies to use in tracking and reporting financial data.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

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Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 …: A First Look at the Postsecondary Transcripts of 2002 High School Sophomores

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015034.pdf

Finds that 84% of 2002 high school sophomores had some postsecondary enrollment as of the 2012-13 academic year, but 43% had earned no postsecondary credential.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

EFA Global Monitoring Report: Education for All 2000-2015: Achievements and Challenges

Categories: Children,Education,United Nations

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0023/002322/232205e.pdf

Assesses global progress toward the achievement of six education goals as part of the Millennium Development Goals.  Only one-third of countries have reached all the education goals.  From UNESCO

 

The Economics of Early Childhood Investments

Categories: Business/Economics,Children,Education,Govt Finance

https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/early_childhood_report_update_final_non-embargo.pdf

Attempts to estimate the economic benefits  to investments in early childhood development and education.  Suggests that for every $1 dollar of investment in early learning initiatives, society would derive $8.60 worth of benefits.   From the Council of Economic Advisers

 

Driving Among High School Students, United States, 2013

Categories: Education,Statistics,Traffic Accidents,Transportation,Youth

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6412a1.htm

Examines the decline in numbers of teen drivers involved in fatal traffic accidents in the period 2004-2013 and the possible reasons for the decline.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Number of Jobs Held, Labor Market Activity, and Earnings Growth Among the Youngest Baby Boomers: Results from a Longitudinal Survey

Categories: Education,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/nlsoy.pdf

Surveys the employment experiences of persons born between 1957 and 1964, including number of jobs held, duration of job length, education and training.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Vocabulary Results from the 2013 NAEP Reading Assessment

Categories: Education,Literacy/Reading,Statistics,Tests/Assessments

http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/subject/publications/studies/pdf/2015016.pdf

Presents results on the vocabulary component  of the 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress reading assessment.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

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