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Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups 2016

Categories: African Americans,Asian Americans,Education,Education-Higher,Hispanics,Native Americans,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016007.pdf

Presents a selection of indicators that examine differences in educational participation and attainment of students in the racial/ethnic groups of White, Black, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska Native, and two or more races.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Constitutional Right to an Education in Selected Countries

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/constitutional-right-to-an-education/constitutional-right-to-education.pdf

Describes the law of twenty countries on the right to education, and whether the right appears in the national constitution or in statutory law.  From the Law Library of Congress

(Argentina     Brazil     China     education     Egypt     France     Germany     Great Britain     Greece     India     Israel     Italy     Japan     laws/regulations     Mexico     Russia     South Africa     Turkey)

Reports of Bullying and Other Unfavorable Conditions at School

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Children,Education,Guns,Statistics,Youth

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016169.pdf

Results of a national survey which is used to track trends in bullying and other unfavorable conditions in or related to school.  Covers such conditions as presence of gangs, guns in school, availability of drugs and alcohol, and hate-related graffiti.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Trends in Hate-Related Words at School Among Students Ages 12 to 18

Categories: Children,Education,Statistics,Youth

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016166.pdf

Looks at trends in students who reported being called a hate-related word or seeing hate-related graffiti at school.  Instances of both had declined from 2001 to 2013.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Trends in Bullying at School Among Students Ages 12 to 18

Categories: Children,Education,Statistics,Youth

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016004.pdf

Shows that the percentage of students who reported being bullied at school declined from 28% in 2005 to 22% in 2013.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

State and Local Law Enforcement Training Academies, 2013

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/slleta13.pdf

With controversies surrounding recent police actions, this report provides information about the basic training programs for law enforcement personnel.  Includes training methods, subject areas, hours of instruction, demographics of students, completion rates, and reasons for failure.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Student Self-Assessment of Math and Science Ability in High School

Categories: Education,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Sudan

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016164.pdf

Presents student self-assessments of their ability to do science and math work at two points (9th and 11th grades) in their high school careers.  Results are presented by sex.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

America’s Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2016

Categories: Children,Education,Headlines,Health/Medical,Marriage/Family,Statistics

http://www.childstats.gov/pdf/ac2016/ac_16.pdf

Latest in an annual series of reports on the condition of children in the U.S.  The brief version highlights selected indicators for children in seven areas including family, health, economic circumstances, and education.  From the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics

 

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