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Education Tops Government Employment

Written by: Lisa Blumerman, US Census Bureau According to statistics the U.S. Census Bureau released today, the 90,740 state and local governments across the country employed 16.6 million full-time equivalent workers in 2010. What jobs do these employees perform? Some … Continue reading

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Funding Public Education

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 spent … Continue reading

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Finishing What We Start?

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 out … Continue reading

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The World at Your Fingertips

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 of … Continue reading

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