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Executive Summary: Updated Study and Additional Analysis of Study on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Educational Activities

Categories: Copyright/Patents,Education,Libraries/Museums,Treaties

http://www.wipo.int/edocs/mdocs/copyright/en/sccr_35/sccr_35_5.pdf

An international study which focuses on several copyright issues including provisions for the use of adaptations and translations for educational purposes, provisions that restrict the liability of educational institutions and those that limit the scope of contracts narrowing permitted educational activities, and more.  From the World Intellectual Property Organization

 

Projections of Occupational Employment, 2016-26

Categories: Careers,Education,Labor/Employment,Statistics

https://www.bls.gov/careeroutlook/2017/article/pdf/occupational-projections-charts.pdf

Offers projections for more than 800 occupations over the next decade.  Also shows education, experience, and training needed to enter occupations.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Race Disparity Audit: Summary Findings from the Ethnicity Facts and Figures Website

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/650723/RDAweb.pdf

Uses a collection of data to examine how people of different backgrounds and ethnic groups are treated in England in such areas as health, education, employment, housing, and the criminal justice system.  This report gives an overview of the first set of findings.  From the Cabinet Office

 

Projections of Education Statistics to 2025

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017019.pdf

Covers projections for enrollment, graduates, teachers, and expenditures at all educational levels.  The 44th report in an annual series which began in 1964.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Early Childhood Program Participation, Results from the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2016: First Look

Categories: Children,Education,Marriage/Family,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017101.pdf

Presents findings on type of early child care (relative, nonrelative, or center-based), main reason for choosing care, important factors in choosing a particular care arrangement, and degree of parents’ participation in learning activities. From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Parent and Family Involvement in Education: Results from the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2016: First Look

Categories: Children,Education,Marriage/Family,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017102.pdf

Collects information about various  types of parental activity relating to their children’s education including help with homework, involvement at school, and family activities.  For homeschooled students, the survey covers reasons for homeschooling, sources of curriculum, and more.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Adult Education Attainment and Assessment Scores: A Cross-National Comparison

Categories: Education,Literacy/Reading,Mathematics,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018007.pdf

Highlights differences between several countries in the average literacy and numeracy scores for adults at different levels of education attainment.  It also compares gaps in scores between adults of higher and lower education attainment across participating countries.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Adult Training and Education: Results from the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2016: First Look

Categories: Education,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017103.pdf

Findings on adults attainment of nondegree credentials and their completion of work experience programs, such as apprenticeships and internships.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

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