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Public School Safety and Discipline: 2013-14: First Look

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education,Headlines,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015051.pdf

Annual report on safety and discipline plans and practices, safety and discipline training for teachers and aides, security personnel, frequency of specific discipline problems, and number of incidents of particular problems.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

High School Dropouts and Stopouts: Demographic Backgrounds, Academic Experiences, Engagement, and School Characteristics

Categories: Education,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015064.pdf

Covers students who left school between 2009 and 2012 without graduating or those who were out of school for at least 4 weeks before returning.  Compares characteristics of these students and their schools with so-called continuous students.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Contingent Workforce: Size, Characteristics, Earnings, and Benefits

Categories: Education,Hispanics,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment

http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/669766.pdf

Examines what is known about the size of the nonstandard or contingent workforce, characteristics and employment experiences of contingent versus standard workers, and differences in earnings, benefits, and measures of poverty.  From the Government Accountability Office

 

Findings From the Second-Grade Rounds of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 2010-11

Categories: Education,Literacy/Reading,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015077.pdf

Provides a first look at the overall second-grade achievement of students who were attending kindergarten for the first time in 2010-11.  Shows reading, science, and math scores both overall and by selected child and family characteristics. From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Digest of Education Statistics 2013

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Headlines,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2015011

Latest annual compilation of statistics on all levels of U.S. education from pre-school to graduate level.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Education and Attitudes in Pakistan: Understanding Perceptions of Terrorism

Categories: Education,Pakistan,Terrorism

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR367-Education-and-Attitudes-in-Pakistan.pdf

Examines attitudes among Pakistani youth toward terrorism and the U.S. and how features of the Pakistan education system are responsible for these attitudes. From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Parent and Family Involvement in Education, From the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2012: First Look

Categories: Children,Education,Marriage/Family,Statistics,Volunteering

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2013/2013028rev.pdf

Covers parent involvement in their child’s education including help with homework, family activities, and parent involvement at school.  Covers children enrolled in public and private schools and those who are homeschooled.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Early Childhood Program Participation, From the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2012: First Look

Categories: Children,Education,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2013/2013029rev.pdf

Data on children’s participation in relative care, nonrelative care, and center-based care arrangements.  Also covers parental reasons for choosing care, important factors in choosing a care arrangement, and parents’ participation in children’s learning activities.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

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