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Connolly, Eric J.; Kavish, Nicholas; Cooke, Eric M. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Existing research suggests that repeated bullying victimization is associated with lower levels of educational attainment. However, it is difficult to ascertain whether a true causal association exists since previously reported associations may be confounded by genetic and shared environmental factors that affect both repeated bullying…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Educational Attainment, Longitudinal Studies
Fogg, Neeta; Harrington, Paul; Khatiwada, Ishwar – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2019
The earnings advantages to adults with more schooling are well-documented. High school graduates typically have higher earnings than high school dropouts, and those with a bachelor's degree have higher earnings than both groups. Furthermore, as the job content of the nation's economy has shifted in a way that generally favors those with more…
Descriptors: Wages, Educational Attainment, Education Work Relationship, Dropout Prevention
Institute on Disability, University of New Hampshire, 2019
The "2018 Annual Report on People with Disabilities in America" is a companion volume to the "2018 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium" (ED595182) and "Supplement" (ED595183). While previous editions of the Annual Report highlighted state differences, the "2018 Annual Report" centers on national trends.…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Incidence, Employment, Income
Washington Student Achievement Council, 2019
This strategic action plan highlights policy and funding recommendations to make significant progress toward Washington's educational attainment goals. To meet those goals, adults ages 25-44 in Washington will hold a high school diploma, and at least 70 percent will have a postsecondary credential. Significant progress will require systemic…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Student Costs, Access to Education, Educational Opportunities
Becker, Gretchen – Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, 2019
The Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS) is beginning its ninth year rewarding students who strive to excel in high school and continue their education in degree and certificate programs in Alaska. This report covers the high school, postsecondary, Alaska residency, and workforce outcomes of the APS program between 2011-Fall 2018.
Descriptors: Scholarships, Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, High School Graduates
Krog, Hannah Anderson, Ed. – Bernan Press, 2019
This completely updated edition of "The Almanac of American Education" helps users understand and compare the quality of education at the national, state, and county levels. Compiled from official U.S. government sources, this book contains historical and current data, insightful analysis, and useful graphs that provide compelling…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Geographic Location, Enrollment Trends, Educational Attainment
Balfanz, Robert; Byrnes, Vaughan – Boston Foundation, 2019
The Boston Opportunity Agenda is a partnership among the City of Boston, Boston Public Schools, the University of Massachusetts Boston, and the city's leading public charities along with many other local foundations and philanthropists. The partnership's goal is to use its members' varied resources and expertise in a unified manner to improve the…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Public Schools, College School Cooperation
Boston Foundation, 2019
This "Eighth Annual Report Card" tracks progress on Boston's goals for educating learners of all ages. The report lays out Boston Opportunity Agenda's current metrics, the baseline that has been established for the future, and the progress to be made over the course of the next five years. This report card contains the most up-to-date…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Kindergarten, Reading Skills, Grade 3
Campbell, Colleen – Center for American Progress, 2019
The United States has boosted attainment rates over the past decade, with the share of young adults with at least an associate degree increasing by 20 percent, resulting in an additional 5 million more individuals earning a college degree. But these gains in postsecondary attainment are not evenly distributed across the country. Of the 218.6…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Postsecondary Education, Whites, African Americans
Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board, 2019
The Committee for Economic Development (CED) believes the nation must focus on effective pathways to help students from all backgrounds and educational attainments successfully transition to careers as members of a skilled US workforce. To further that goal, this report looks at three tools to better serve those students whose initial entry into…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, Labor Force Development, Job Skills, Apprenticeships
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Okpych, Nathanael; Courtney, Mark – Oxford Review of Education, 2019
This paper draws on data collected from two of the most extensive longitudinal studies of care leavers in the US. The Midwest Study (2003-2011) included 732 youths in foster care in three Midwestern states, and the CalYOUTH Study (2012-present) includes 727 youths in California foster care. The paper has three objectives: (1) describe trends in…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Educational Attainment
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Delaney, Judith M. – Education Economics, 2019
This paper looks at the joint impact of labour market risk and selection into employment on returns to education¬†estimates. The risk-adjusted returns to both high school and college for males are larger than unadjusted returns. For females, risk leads to an increase in returns to high school but to a "decrease" in the returns to college…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Risk, Outcomes of Education, Gender Differences
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Zhang, Jing; Savla, Jyoti; Cheng, Hsiu-Lan – Youth & Society, 2019
Using data from Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Study, this study examined the longitudinal effects of cumulative risk of immigrant parents on immigrant youth's health and educational achievement in young adulthood. The mediating effects of intra- (i.e., family cohesion) and inter-familial (i.e., parental school involvement) social capital…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Social Capital, Longitudinal Studies, Risk
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Garcia, Tanya I.; Fasules, Megan L. – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2018
Colorado has the second most-educated adult populace, but largely because it imports college-educated labor from other states. Almost 56 percent of Coloradans have a high-quality certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or higher. Yet at the same time Colorado has the fifth lowest high school graduation rate in the nation. The state's…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Equal Education, Achievement Gap, Access to Education
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Strohl, Jeff; Ridley, Neil; Gulish, Artem – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2018
In the post-World War II period, workers with a high school diploma or less were able to attain jobs with middle-class wages in American industry. Good jobs were available in manufacturing and other blue-collar industries that employed large numbers of high school-educated workers. But as automation, globalization, and related phenomena have led…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Educational Attainment, High School Graduates, College Graduates
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