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Repetition and Power Imbalance in Bullying Victimization at School

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

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018093.pdf

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

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018095.pdf

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

 

Bankruptcy and Student Loans

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Income/Poverty,Youth

https://www.everycrsreport.com/files/20180222_R45113_260f7e659232d45a2168911d6025ca02f9df0e72.pdf

Examines the concept of “undue hardship” as a legal term involving required payment of student loan debt. According to court interpretations the debtor must prove three things to qualify for exemption from repayment.  The report provides a comprehensive overview of the various legal issues related to whether a debtor may discharge a student loan via bankruptcy.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by EveryCRSReport.com

 

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

 

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

 

Estimated Prevalence of Children with Diagnosed Developmental Disabilities in the United States, 2014-2016

Categories: Children,Disability,Health/Medical,Statistics,Youth

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db291.pdf

Provides the latest prevalence estimates for diagnosed autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, and other developmental delay among U.S. children aged 3-17.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults and Youth: United States, 2015-2016

Categories: Food/Nutrition,Headlines,Health/Medical,Statistics,Youth

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db288.pdf

Provides the most recent national estimates on obesity prevalence by sex, age, race, and Hispanic origin.  The prevalence of obesity among U.S. adults in the period of coverage was 39.8%, while for youth it was 18.5%.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

First-Generation and Continuing-Generation College Students: A Comparison of High School and Postsecondary Experiences

Categories: Education-Higher,Statistics,Youth

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018009.pdf

Examines background and educational characteristics, plans for college or postsecondary enrollment, and postsecondary completion patterns of first-generation college students compared with peers who have college-educated parents.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

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