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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Living Arrangement of Adults

Categories: Marriage/Family,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/hhes/families/data/adults.html

Describes the living arrangements of U.S. adults by age and sex since 1967.   Includes young adults living at home and unmarried couples of the opposite sex with children.  From the Census Bureau

 

America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2015

Categories: Children,Education,Headlines,Health/Medical,Income/Poverty,Marriage/Family

http://www.childstats.gov/pdf/ac2015/ac_15.pdf

The 17th report in a series which presents 41 key indicators on important aspects of children’s lives.  The indicators cover 7 domains: family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education, and health.  Also has a special feature on health care quality among U.S. children.  From the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics

 

Obergefell v. Hodges

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Headlines,Marriage/Family,Sex Issues,Supreme Court/courts

https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/14-556

5-4 Supreme Court decision that the Constitution guarantees same-sex couples the right to  marry  wherever they live.  The ruling overthrew restrictions on same sex marriage in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee. From the Legal Information Institute of the Cornell University Law School

 

The Rights of LGBTI People in the European Union

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,European Union,Marriage/Family,Sex Issues

http://www.europarl.europa.eu/EPRS/EPRS-Briefing-557011-Rights-LGBTI-people-EU-FINAL.pdf

Describes how the European Union legal system provides limited protection for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons in the area of human rights and antidiscrimination, but not in such areas as recognition of marriage or family status.  From the European Parliamentary Research Service

 

Parent and Family Involvement in Education, From the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2012: First Look

Categories: Children,Education,Marriage/Family,Statistics,Volunteering

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2013/2013028rev.pdf

Covers parent involvement in their child’s education including help with homework, family activities, and parent involvement at school.  Covers children enrolled in public and private schools and those who are homeschooled.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Demographic Characteristics of Business Owners and Employees: 2013

Categories: Business/Economics,Education,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Statistics,Veterans

https://www.sba.gov/sites/default/files/advocacy/Issue_Brief_6_Demographic_Characteristics_2013.pdf

Compares business owner characteristics—age, gender, race, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, education and so forth—to characteristics of employees in the U.S. economy.  From the U. S. Small Business Administration

 

Public School Teacher Attrition and Mobility in the First Five Years … First Look

Categories: Careers,Education,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015337.pdf

Survey that shows how life events, school or district characteristics, change of grade assignments, etc. affect their decisions to continue in or leave the teaching profession.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Employment Characteristics of Families: 2014

Categories: Children,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/famee_04232015.pdf

In 2014, 8% of U.S. families had an unemployed person, down from 9.6% in 2013.  Provides statistics on employment and unemployment in families by race/ethnicity, by family type, by families with own children, by sex, and by marital status.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

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