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Digest of Education Statistics 2015

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Libraries/Museums,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016014.pdf

The 51st edition of an annual compilation of education data including number of schools and colleges, teachers, enrollments, graduates, finances, federal funding, libraries, and international comparisons.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Report: The Continuing Need to Rethink Discipline

Categories: African Americans,Children,Disability,Education,Statistics,Youth

https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/school_discipline_report_-_120916.pdf

Describes progress made and calls for further efforts to reform exclusionary school discipline policies which often betray disparities along racial, sex, and disability characteristics.  Includes a section on the impact of exclusionary discipline practices.  From the Executive Office of the President

 

Migration Statistics

Categories: European Union,Great Britain,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/SN06077/SN06077.pdf

Summarizes the recent history of migration to and from the United Kingdom, covers the reasons people come to the UK and the countries from which they come, and includes a section on migration in other European Union countries.  House of Commons Library Briefing Paper Number SN06077

 

Doctorate Recipients From U.S. Colleges and Universities: Data Tables 2015

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Education-Higher,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Statistics

https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2017/nsf17306/data.cfm

Offers a series of 72 data tables on institutions, recipients, fields of study, sources of financial support, and post-graduate commitments.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

National Lakes Assessment 2012 Results

Categories: Environment,Maps/Geography,Natural Resources,Statistics

https://www.epa.gov/national-aquatic-resource-surveys/national-lakes-assessment-2012-results

Reports on the results of a 2012 national assessment of the condition of lakes and reservoirs in the U.S. (released in December 2016).  Includes the text of the public and technical reports, key findings, regional results, and an interactive data dashboard.  From the Environmental Protection Agency

 

America’s Diverse Family Farms: 2016 Edition

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Labor/Employment,Statistics

https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/publications/eib164%5Ceib-164.pdf

Describes and classified farms according to annual revenue, major occupation of the operator, and ownership characteristics.  From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

 

Trends in Emergency Department Visits Involving Mental and Substance Use Disorders, 2006-2013

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Statistics

http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb216-Mental-Substance-Use-Disorder-ED-Visit-Trends.pdf

Presents data on trends in the rate of emergency department visits involving substance use disorders, depression, anxiety or stress reactions, and psychoses or bipolar disorders. From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Options for Reducing the Deficit: 2017 to 2026

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Statistics,Taxes

https://www.cbo.gov/publication/52142

Presents 115 options that would decrease federal spending or increase federal revenues over the next decade.  Also highlights the advantages and disadvantages of those options.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

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