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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Implementation of School Divisions’ Student-Athlete Concussion Policies

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Education,Health/Medical,Virginia Issues

http://leg2.state.va.us/dls/h&sdocs.nsf/By+Year/RD822016/$file/RD82.pdf

Presents 10 recommendations to the Virginia General Assembly relating to the establishment of management plans for the identification and handling of suspected concussions in student-athletes. From the Virginia Commission on Youth.

 

Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Education: School Year 2012-13 (Fiscal Year 2013): First Look

Categories: Education,Govt Finance,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015301.pdf

Offers new data for national and state level public elementary and secondary revenues and expenditures by source and function and current expenditures per pupil. From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts: School Year 2012-13 (Fiscal Year 2013): First Look

Categories: Education,Govt Finance,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015303.pdf

Covers revenue and expenditure totals by state and the 100 largest local education agencies (LEAs) in the country, federal revenues received by LEAs by program and state, and current expenditures per pupil by state and the 100 largest LEAs. From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Virginia Compared to the Other States. 2016 Edition

http://jlarc.virginia.gov/pdfs/reports/Rpt481.pdf

Annual guide prepared for legislators which compares Virginia with other states in such areas as education, health, taxes and spending, and transportation. Also offers a snapshot of trends compared to the previous year. From the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission

 

Comparative Indicators of Education in the United States and Other G-20 Countries: 2015

Categories: Education,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016100.pdf

Covers such topics as education enrollment, academic performance, education expenditures, educational attainment, and income. Previous reports focused on the G-8 countries; this is the first to focus on the G-20 countries that represent 85% of the world economy. From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Women in the Labor Force: A Databook

Categories: Disability,Education,Income/Poverty,Labor Unions,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Veterans,Women

http://www.bls.gov/opub/reports/cps/women-in-the-labor-force-a-databook-2015.pdf

Tracks women’s historic participation in the U.S. labor force and their earnings. Also covers educational attainment, hours, disability, union membership, and veterans status. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

State Spending on the K-12 Standards of Quality: 2015 Update

Categories: Education,Govt Finance,Virginia Issues

http://jlarc.virginia.gov/pdfs/reports/Rpt479.pdf

Estimates that the state spent $5.6 billion on the K-12 standards of quality or $4,580 per elementary and secondary school student. Includes data on spending by each locality in the state. From the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission

 

The Arts in Early Childhood: Social and Emotional Benefits of Arts Participation: A Literature Review and Gap-Analysis

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Children,Education

https://www.arts.gov/sites/default/files/arts-in-early-childhood-dec2015.pdf

Explores the social and emotional benefits for early childhood of activities related to music, drama/theater, and visual arts. From the National Endowment for the Arts

 

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