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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Preparation and Support for Teachers in Public Schools: Reflections on the First Year of Teaching

Categories: Careers,Education,Statistics

Examines early career teacher support by selected school characteristics.  Research suggests teacher improvement with experience if teachers are encouraged to stay in the profession. From the National Center for Education Statistics


Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2017

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Children,Crime/Justice,Education,Education-Higher,Headlines,Statistics

Covers 23 indicators such as violent deaths, bullying, weapons, fights, victimization, presence of security officers, school conditions, discipline and use of alcohol/drugs by students.  Covers nearly 750,000 reported victimizations.  From the National Center for Education Statistics and the Bureau of Justice Statistics


Degree and Nondegree Credentials Held by Labor Force Participants

Categories: Education,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Reports that 58% of labor force participants in the U.S. had a credential beyond high school completion in 2016.  Covers certifications, licenses, postsecondary certificates, and work experience programs.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


Repetition and Power Imbalance in Bullying Victimization at School

Categories: Children,Crime/Justice,Education,Statistics,Youth

Brief report on bullying in U.S. schools.  20.8% of students reported being bullied at school.  Describes the types of bullying experienced by students and its effect upon their school work, relationships, physical health, and feelings about themselves. From the National Center for Education Statistics


Changes in Bullying Victimization and Hate-Related Words at School Since 2007

Categories: Children,Crime/Justice,Education,Statistics,Youth

Brief report on the reduction of bullying and other hate-related activities directed at school children since 2007.  Focuses on students enrolled in grades 6 through 12.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


Students’ Relationships in School and Feelings About Personal Safety at School

Categories: Children,Crime/Justice,Education,Statistics

Brief report on students’ feelings of safety at school and its relationship to their feelings about safety in their neighborhoods.  From the National Center for Education Statistics



America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2017

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

Statistics on children’s welfare including demographic background, family and social environment, physical environment and safety, behavior, education, health and more.  From the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics


Characteristics of Same-Sex Couple Households: 2005 to Present

Categories: Education,Income/Poverty,Marriage/Family,Population/Census,Sex Issues,Statistics

Set of spreadsheets showing annual statistical portraits of same-sex couples from 2005 to 2016.  Includes information on age, race, educational attainment, presence of children in household, income, and housing tenure.  From the Census Bureau


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