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STEM: Science Technology Engineering Mathematics

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A compelling report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce that details STEM earnings by occupation, race, sex, and education level and finds that STEM jobs are among the nation’s most highly paid and fastest growing.

Going the Distance in Adult College Completion: Lessons from the Non-traditional No More Project

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One population of postsecondary students who leave school before completion is adult learners. This report describes a six-state project aimed at raising educational attainment levels by focusing on identifying and eliminating barriers that keep…

From Battlefield to Classroom: Findings, Barriers, and Pathways to Engineering for U.S. Servicemembers

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This report identifies veterans' interests and aspirations for technical and engineering higher education, explores the likelihood that veterans will pursue an engineering program, and suggests assessment tools for profiling veteran engineering…

Veterans Talent Index: Insights and Analysis from Veteran Professionals, Recruiters and Hiring Managers

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The Veterans Talent Index includes a comprehensive analysis of transitioning military service members, veterans and their employers. The three indices include: the Veteran Career Confidence Index; the Veteran Job Search Activity Index; and the…

From Combat to Campus: Voices of Student-Veterans

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What needs do veterans bring to campus? Little is known about this emerging student population. The researchers interviewed 25 students who served in the current Iraq and Afghan conflicts. This was a multicampus study, with the sample derived from…

What's Important to You and Your Family? Executive Summary of the National Military Family Association 2011 Survey

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Executive Summary of the National Military Family Association 2011 Survey, which documents the critical challenges facing military families, effective solutions, and top concerns. Results of this survey are used to help determine legislative…

No One Leaves Unchanged: Insights for Civilian Mental Health Care Professionals Into the Military Experience and Culture

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This article promotes an understanding of military culture and experience, so as to better frame the services offered by civilian clinicians. Service members indoctrinated into such an influential culture can experience adjustment problems upon…

Hiring Heroes: Employer Perceptions, Preferences, and Hiring Practices Related to U.S. Military Personnel

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The aim of this research is to better understand employer perceptions, preferences, and hiring practices regarding military personnel, and to provide useful information to those helping service personnel transition into civilian work.