Category Archives: Education

Funding Public Education

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Tweet Written by: Lisa Blumerman, Chief, Governments Division, US Census Bureau Most students in the United States depend on public schools for their education, so it’s not surprising that the public has a keen interest on how tax dollars are … Continue reading

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Finishing What We Start?

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Tweet Written by: Kurt Bauman, Chief, Education and Social Stratification Branch, U.S. Census Bureau Ideally, in life, people hope to finish what they start. But when it comes to an education, for a variety of reasons, things don’t always work … Continue reading

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The World at Your Fingertips

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Tweet Written by: Ian O’Brien, Branch Chief – Statistical Compendia Branch, Administrative and Customer Services Division Did you know that Raleigh, N.C., was the fastest-growing large metro area in the last decade?  (View table 21). That only about 5 percent … Continue reading

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Higher Education and the ACS

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Tweet In 2009, the American Community Survey collected information on bachelor’s degrees for the first time, including the specific major of each degree attained. The estimated number of people in the United States over age 25 with a bachelor’s degree … Continue reading

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