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Career and Technical Education Programs in Public School Districts: 2016-17

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018028.pdf

Provides information about the types of career and technical education programs provided in the public schools, the entities that provide the programs, and the places where they are offered.  Also presents data about work-based learning activities and employer involvement in CTE programs.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

New U.S. Census Bureau Data Links College Degrees and Earnings

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

https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2018/education-pilot.html

Press release announcing the availability of the first data sets from a program on labor market outcomes for college graduates.  The initial data covers students who graduated from the University of Texas System.  From the Census Bureau

 

Debt After College: Employment, Enrollment, and Student-Reported Stress and Outcomes

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018401.pdf

Provides estimates of financial, employment, and enrollment outcomes in the four years following graduation for students with various levels of student loan debt.  Offers the amount students borrowed, ratio of loan payment to monthly salary, occupation, bachelor’s degree major, postbaccalaureate enrollment characteristics, and demographic characteristics. From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2017

https://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/hrrpt/humanrightsreport/index.htm#wrapper

The first human rights report prepared by officials of the Trump administration drops the section on Reproductive Rights, that covered access to contraception and abortion, and omits the phrase “Occupied Territories” from the description of Israel’s presence in Gaza and the West Bank. The annual report is mandated by Congress.   From the State Department

 

New U.S. Census Bureau Data Links College Degrees and Earnings

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2018/education-pilot.html

Press release which announces first release of data sets on labor market outcomes for college graduates.  The graduate earnings data provide national statistics on annual earnings for graduates by major field, degree level, institution, and graduation cohort.  Includes links to data sets.  From the Census Bureau

 

Characteristics of Minimum Wage Workers, 2017

Categories: Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

https://www.bls.gov/opub/reports/minimum-wage/2017/home.htm

Presents highlights and statistics about the workers who earned at or below the federal minimum wage in 2017 including demographic characteristics, education, marital status, occupation, industry, full or part-time work status, and state of residence.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Employment Situation of Veterans

Categories: Disability,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Veterans

https://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/vet_03222018.pdf

The unemployment rate for veterans who served since 9/11 was 4.5% in 2017.  Includes information on veterans by age, gender, race/ethnicity, educational attainment, period of service, disability status and more.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Degree and Nondegree Credentials Held by Labor Force Participants

Categories: Education,Labor/Employment,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018057.pdf

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

 

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