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Musu-Gillette, Lauren; de Brey, Cristobal; McFarland, Joel; Hussar, William; Sonnenberg, William; Wilkinson-Flicker, Sidney – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
This report uses statistics to examine current conditions and changes over time in education activities and outcomes for different racial/ethnic groups in the United States. This report shows that over time, students in the racial/ethnic groups of White, Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska…
Descriptors: Trend Analysis, Statistical Analysis, Racial Differences, Ethnic Groups
Carey, David – OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2007
Improving education outcomes is vital for achieving convergence with GDP per capita levels in Western European countries and for reducing income inequality. While some education outcomes are favourable, such as the low secondary-school drop-out rate, others have room for improvement: education achievement is below the OECD average and strongly…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Schools, Early Childhood Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Graduates
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Howe, Wayne J. – Monthly Labor Review, 1988
The author focuses on the relationship between the changing demographic composition and educational level of the labor force and the impact of those factors on the structural rise in unemployment. He discusses how the labor market has adjusted to the increased supply of young, well-educated workers by weakening the market for high school…
Descriptors: Birth Rate, College Graduates, Education Work Relationship, Employment Patterns
Prewo, Wilfried – 1994
Job training is a powerful tool for growth, but only if embedded in a climate of pro-growth policies that it complements. To attract capital to create growth and jobs, a country has to offer favorable supply side conditions. A skilled labor force is one of several important supply side categories, whose growth effects are strongest when the other…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Career Academies, Education Work Relationship, Experiential Learning
Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). – 1996
This document presents an overview of the principal labor market measures taken by the 15 member states of the European Union since the publication of the 1995 overview. In each section, individual countries' actions are discussed separately, with code letters indicating the country name. The following topics are among those discussed in the…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Change Strategies, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change
New Jersey State Employment and Training Commission, Trenton. – 1993
The At-Risk Youth Task Force of the State Employment and Training Commission concluded that a generation of young people faced underemployment or unemployment as a result of the increased skill demands required by the global economy. Two interrelated phenomena adversely affected the ability of a majority of young people to succeed in the labor…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Apprenticeships, Articulation (Education), Economic Development
International Labour Office, Geneva (Switzerland). – 1977
The report focuses on the role of education in facilitating effective participation of groups and individuals in development efforts in Africa. Special attention is given to problems of the poor, women, the handicapped, those uninvolved or marginally involved such as unemployed youth, and those living and working in rural areas. The report is…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Cooperatives, Developing Nations
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National Alliance of Business, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1986
This report describes and summarizes the discussion at a national leadership meeting conducted by the National Alliance of Business. The meeting focused on the complex and challenging economic, social, and educational issues facing today's youth. Participants included business executives, foundation presidents, mayors, state legislators, county…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Educational Trends, Employment Patterns