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Public School Teacher Autonomy, Satisfaction, Job Security, and Commitment: 1999-2000 and 2011-12

Categories: Education,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018103.pdf

Focuses on teachers’ sense of autonomy based on selecting textbooks, freedom of choosing teaching content and techniques, control over grading and discipline, and determining the amount of homework to be assigned.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Trends in High School Dropout and Completion Rates in the United States: 2014

Categories: Education,Statistics,Youth

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018117.pdf

Includes estimates of the percentage of students who drop out in a given 12 month period, the percentage of young people in a specified age range who are high school dropouts, and the percentage of young people in a specified age range who complete high school.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Digest of Education Statistics

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017094.pdf

The annual compilation of educational statistics from elementary through graduate school.  Also offers international comparisons of education, federal funding of education, and outcomes of education. From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

High School Longitudinal Study of 2009… Second Follow-up: A First Look at Fall 2009 Ninth-Graders in 2016

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018139.pdf

Follows a nationally-representative sample of students who were in ninth grade in the fall of 2009 through high school, college, and the workforce.  The second follow-up was conducted about three years after high school graduation.  Includes labor market experiences and family formation. From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

First-Generation Students: College Access, Persistence, and Postbachelor’s Outcomes

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Income/Poverty,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018421.pdf

Focuses on the success of students whose parents had not attended college.  Covers postsecondary enrollment, persistence, degree completion, graduate school enrollment, and  employment outcomes.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Factors Affecting the Labor Force Participation of People Ages 25 to 54

Categories: Children,Disability,Education,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Statistics,Women

https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/reports/53452-lfpr.pdf

Examines seven demographic factors that are related to overall labor force participation: sex, birth cohort, education, race/ethnicity, disability, marital status, and presence of young children at home.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

2018 Science and Engineering Indicators

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Science/Technology,Statistics

https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2018/nsb20181/assets/nsb20181.pdf

Offers statistics on science and engineering education at the elementary, secondary, and postsecondary levels, the science and engineering labor force, research and development trends in the U.S. and the world, academic and industry research, public understanding and support for sci-tech, and invention/innovation. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

High School Students’ Views on Who Influences Their Thinking about Education and Careers

Categories: Careers,Education,Statistics,Youth

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018088.pdf

Uses a 2009 survey to determine the relative importance of school officials in helping students decide on future education and career fields. From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

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