Unemployment Rate

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Unemployment data come from two different sources: the American Community Survey (ACS) and the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS). Employment and unemployment estimates from the ACS and LAUS can differ because the surveys use different questions, samples, and collection methods. To learn more about each source, visit the Unemployment section of our Metadata page. Metadata [i] Oregon Employment Department [ii] …

Student Achievement

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Metadata [i] Abdurrahman Aktop, (2010) “socioeconomic Status, Physical Fitness, Self-concept, Attitude toward Physical Education, and Academic Achievement of Children,” Perceptual and Motor Skills 110 (2010): 531-546. Selcuk Sirin, “Socioeconomic Status and Academic Achievement: A Meta-Analytic Review of Research,” Review of Educational Research 75, no. 3 (2005): 417-453. [ii] Carol Costante, “Healthy Learners: The Link between Health and Student Achievement,” American …

Homelessness

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Metadata [i] Sheila Crowley, “The Affordable Housing Crisis: Residential Mobility of Poor Families and School Mobility of Poor Children,” The Journal of Negro Education 72, no. 1 (2003): 22-38. [ii] M. Robertson and P. Toro, “Homeless Youth: Research, Intervention, and Policy,” in Practical lessons: The 1998 National Symposium on Homelessness Research, ed. L. Fosburg and D. Dennis (Washington, DC: U.S. …