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1. 2005 New York State Statistical Yearbook (external link)
Abstract: This site provides hundreds of easily searchable tables of data to download with statistics about New York State. Some topics include business, employment, criminal justice, housing, education, health, agriculture, and general demographics.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing, Mapping



2. A Data Processing Lesson for Statistics about AIDS: Reading a Table or Chart (internal link)
Abstract: Students will work on describing the scope of the HIV/AIDS epidemic by extracting data from a table. They will also work to make comparisons and draw conclusions from the data. This document also contains a social studies lesson about AIDS.
Category: Data, Graphing



3. A Graphing Activity on Growing Incarceration Rates (internal link)
Abstract: A 1-day lesson that asks students to answer questions about a Line Graph showing the exponential growth of the US Incarceration rate over the past 50 years. Math involved includes Line Graphs and Rates.
Category: Line Graphs, Graphing, Rates



4. All Choked Up by Smoking Statistics (external link)
Abstract: In this lesson, students create graphs from a table provided by the American Lung Association regarding smoking habits among high school seniors from 1976 to 1997 as a way to demonstrate understanding of how to present statistics graphically in a variety of ways.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



5. Banking on a Good Turn: Examining Key World Economies and Comparing their Current Volatility (internal link)
Abstract: In this lesson, students review key economic terms and ideas necessary for understanding world economies. They then research the economies of countries in the Group of 8 and present how their economies have changed over the past five years and how the relationships among these countries affect each other in light of world events. Finally, they individually reflect on how the war with Iraq has impacted the economy of one of the Group of 8 members.
Category: Graphing, Data



6. Black Voter Disenfranchisement (internal link)
Category: Histograms, Graphing, Bar Graphs



7. Brooklyn Displacement Study (internal link)
Abstract: This Powerpoint Presentation identifies census tracts in Brooklyn that are most likely to experience displacement by analyzing income data from the 2000 and 1990 census'. It contains both graphs and maps to illustrate the methodology.
Category: Data, Graphing, Mapping



8. Bureau of Economic Analysis (external link)
Abstract: This government site contains current and historical data about GDP, income, corporate profits, businesses, etc.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



9. Bureau of Justice Statistics (external link)
Abstract: This government site contains both current and historical data about crime, prisons, incarceration, arrests, and much more, on both local and national levels. It includes both datasets, fact sheets, and more detailed reports.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



10. Bureau of Labor Statistics (external link)
Abstract: The BLS contains vast, up-to-date charts and statistics about all topics related to labor, finance, wages, etc, in the US. Some umbrella topics include: Inflation, Wages and Benefits, Safety & Health, Occupations, Demographics, etc.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphs



11. Community Voices Heard - Student Guide (internal link)
Abstract: A semester-long unit about conducting and analyzing community surveys. Students learn about randomization, sampling, and different techniques for data analysis. Can be adapted for any grade, 6 - 12.
Category: Surveys, Statistics, Percents, Data, Graphing, Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Margin of Error, Correlation, Scatterplots, Regression,



12. Community Voices Heard - Teacherss Guide (internal link)
Abstract: A semester-long unit about conducting and analyzing community surveys. Students learn about randomization, sampling, and different techniques for data analysis. Can be adapted for any grade, 6 - 12.
Category: Surveys, Statistics, Percents, Data, Graphing, Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Margin of Error, Correlation, Scatterplots, Regression,



13. Comparing Disparities in Race-Based Incarceration Rates (internal link)
Category: Bar Graphs, Graphing, Data Analysis



14. Culturally Situated Design Tools - African Fractals, Cornrows, Graffiti, Pyramids, Latin Percussion (external link)
Abstract: Nearly a dozen online software programs that help students learn standards-based mathematics as well as learn about different cultures and arts, including Latino percussion, graffiti, African-American cornrows, Navajo rug weaving, etc.
Category: Fractals, Geometry, Cartesian Graphs, Polar Graphs, Fractions, Least Common Denominators



15. Data on Income Growth from Government Tax Return Records (internal link)
Abstract: This document contains a dozen different charts that look at income growth in the US over the past century, as well as current income levels and percentiles. It also looks at who (the wealthy) have benefited the most from recent tax cuts.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



16. Data on the Health of New Yorkers (internal link)
Category: Correlation, Data Analysis, Scatterplots, Regression, Line of Best Fit, Association, Graphing



17. Day Labor in New York: Findings from the NYDL Survey (external link)
Abstract: This report examines data from the NY Day Laborer Syrvey. It asks and attempts to answer 6 questions: Who are day laborers? What are the earnings of Day Laborers? What do they do? Why do day labor? Who hires them? Are they abused?
Category: Surveys, Graphing, Data, Statistics



18. Demographic Trends in the 20th Century (external link)
Abstract: This thoroughly researched paper was published by the US Census Bureau, and contains both written analysis as well as data on demographic trends in the US over the past 100 years.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



19. Deportation Statistics, 2004 and Historical (external link)
Abstract: Run by the Department of Homeland Security, this website contains 44 charts on deportations over the past century.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



20. Dining Out, Dining Healthy: The Link Between Public Health and Working Conditions in NYC Restaurants (external link)
Abstract: This report documents the terrible conditions that many restaurant workers in NY are forced to endure, and the impact that this has on public health and the health of restaurant patrons.
Category: Graphing



21. Discrimination in Education Financing (internal link)
Abstract: This article looks at the discrimination in education funding within African American communities. It discusses various causes for the lack of financial support, as well as remedies for this problem.
Category: Graphing



22. Dropout Rates by Family Income, 1972 - 2001 (internal link)
Abstract: Data on dropout rates for low, middle, and high-income students between 1972 - 2001
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



23. Dropout Rates for 16 - 24 year-olds by Race and Ethnicity, 1972 - 2002 (internal link)
Abstract: This chart summarizes data on dropout rates for 16 - 24 year-olds between 1972-2002, and contains data for overall rates as well as those for Black, White, and Hispanic students
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



24. Education and Employment Status, by Race: 1970 - 2003 (internal link)
Abstract: Data on educational attainment and employment status in the US by youth of different races over the past 30+ years
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



25. Education Pays 2005 Update (internal link)
Abstract: From the college board, this 12 page report analyzes the relationship between higher education and things like income, voting participation, health, and education of other family members and children.
Category: Data, Graphing, Trends



26. Education Pays: The Benefits of Higher Education for Individuals and Society (external link)
Abstract: An updated report from the Census Bureau about the advantages to having a higher education. The report looks at factors such as income and benefits.
Category: Data, Graphing



27. Educational Attainment, 1970 - 2003 by Gender and Race (College) (internal link)
Abstract: This chart contains data from 1970 - 2003 about the rates of obtaining a college degree by gender and race
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



28. Educational Attainment, 1970 - 2003 by Gender and Race (Graduate School) (internal link)
Abstract: This chart contains data from 1970 - 2003 about the rates of obtaining a Graduate School degree by gender and race
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



29. Educational Attainment, 1970 - 2003 by Gender and Race (High School) (internal link)
Abstract: This chart contains data from 1970 - 2003 about the rates of obtaining a highschool degree by gender and race
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



30. Ethnomathematics. A Multicultural View of Mathematical Ideas (external link)
Abstract: The primary cultures investigated are the Inuit, Navajo, and Iroquois of North America; the Incas, the Malejula, Warlpiri, Maori, and Caroline Islanders of the Pacific; and the Tshokwe, Bushoong, and Kpelle of Africa. Since the vast majority of potential readers have never heard of most of these cultures, reading the book has value as a simple exercise in horizon expanding. In all cases the level of mathematics is not deep, but some exposure to the particular concept is essential.
Category: Graphing, Chance, Symmetry



31. Evidence from 2000 Census About Earnings by Detailed Occupation for Men and Women (external link)
Abstract: This report looks at the distribution of earning by occupation for all workers and seperately for men and women. Earnings includes wages, salaries, and self employment.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing, Mapping



32. Fast Food Maps (external link)
Abstract: This "Google Mash-up" website allows you to map fast food restaurants anywhere in the US
Category: Mapping, Geography, Geometry



33. Fighting Poverty in Queens (internal link)
Category: Correlation, Data Analysis, Scatterplots, Regression, Line of Best Fit, Association, Graphing, Inference, Interpretation, Averag



34. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Homeless Youth (internal link)
Abstract: Through a comprehensive review of available academic research and professional literature, this report looks at why so many GLBT youth become and stay homeless, and looks at their experiences in the shelter system as well as critical problems affecting them including mental health issues, substance abuse and risky sexual behavior.
Category: Surveys, Graphing, Data, Statistics



35. Graph of HIV Rates vs. Income, Worldwide (by Country) (internal link)
Abstract: A Scatterplot graph comparing HIV prevalance rates and Gross National Income (per capita) for over 100 countries around the world.
Category: Scatterplots, Mapping, Graphing



36. Health Disparities in New York City, 2004 (internal link)
Abstract: This comprehensive report on a 2004 city-wide survey provides data on health issues for New Yorkers including: life expectancy, cause of death, smoking, drugs and alcohol, health insurance, HIV/AIDS, diabetes, etc. The report also compares rates for different races, economic classes, and geographic areas within the city.
Category: Surveys, Graphing, Data, Statistics



37. High Cost of Credit: Disparities of High-Cost Loans to Minorities (external link)
Abstract: This article and website contain a report, maps, and data on the disparity of high-cost loans to minorities throughout the U.S.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing, Mapping



38. Housing Policy (external link)
Abstract: The Center works with state and local housing agencies and advocates to ensure that federal housing subsidies are directed to the families most in need. The Center’s housing work focuses primarily on the housing voucher program and on the intersection of housing and welfare policy. The website contains reports, data, links, studies, and more.
Category: Graphing



39. How Class Works: An Interactive Exploration (external link)
Abstract: From the NY Times' "Class Matters" section, this interactive, multimedia website is divided into four very user-friendly topics: Components of Class, How Class Breaks Down, Income Mobility, and A Nationwide Poll.
Category: Graphing, Data, Statistics, Surveys



40. If you work, then you shouldn’t be poor (external link)
Abstract: A brief editorial that contends people who work should not be poor, but because the Minimum Wage is so low, and because of other policies, many who have jobs are still living far below the poverty line.
Category: Bar Graphs



41. Immigration Statistics - Homeland Security Office (external link)
Abstract: This government-run site contains data, statistics, publications, and fact sheets on immigration into the US, focusing largely on legal immigration and information on immigrants who have become legal citizens.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



42. Incarceration & Crime Rates (internal link)
Abstract: This series of lessons explores the connection between Crime Rates and Incarceration Rates in the U.S. Math involved includes line graphs, slope, writing functions, and rates.
Category: Slope, Functions, Line Graphs, Rates



43. Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the US: 2005 (external link)
Abstract: A comprehensive analysis of recent census data on income, poverty, and health coverage.
Category: Data, Statistics, Graphing



44. Indicators of Childhood Well-Being: Behavior and Social Environment (external link)
Abstract: This presents data about young people's personal behavior, with a focus on illigal and high-risk behavior such as cigarette smoking, alcohol use, violent crimes (as victims and offenders).
Category: Data, Graphing



45. Indicators of Childhood Well-Being: Economic Security Indicators (external link)
Abstract: The data in this report offer insights into the conditions of American children by providing information in four key areas: economic security, health, behavior and social environment, and education.
Category: Data, Graphing



46. Indicators of Childhood Well-Being: Education (external link)
Abstract: This section presents key indicators on how well children are learning and progressing, including data on family reading to young children, participation in early childhood care and education, scores on national assessments, and more.
Category: Data, Graphing



47. Indicators of Childhood Well-Being: Health (external link)
Abstract: This section of this multi-part report presents information on meaures of child health, including: chronic disease, birth outcomes, mortality rates, obesity, immunization.
Category: Data, Graphing



48. Inequality Widens as Real Value of Minimum Wage Falls (external link)
Abstract: A brief article about how the real value of the minimum wage has fallen in recent years. Also inclues a comparison of the Minimum Wage to average wages since 1947.
Category: Graphing



49. InfoShare (external link)
Abstract: The Infoshare Community Information Service is a sophisticated tool that lets planners, community activists, teachers, students, researchers, and ordinary citizens view and analyze a vast array of community and regional data. Data currently available for NYC and NY State.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphs, Maps



50. Jail, Education, and Opportunities (internal link)
Abstract: This provides an overview of an activity that students can do to learn more about the demographics and trends within the U.S. Prisons System by having them research data from the Department of Corrections and construct tables and graphs to make inferences to predict future data.
Category: Graphing, Data, Statistics, Scatterplots



51. Long Term Trends in Mathematics (external link)
Abstract: The NAEP long-term trend assessment in mathematics documents trends in student performance from 1973 through 2004. Performance results are reported in three ways: as average scale scores, as percentile scores, and as percentages of students reaching predetermined performance level
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



52. Making the Rent: Rent Burdens and Hardship Among Low income New Yorkers (external link)
Abstract: This report examins the changing rent burdens for low-income New Yorkers and their potential consequences. It contains written analysis as well as graphs, charts, and key-findings.
Category: Surveys, Graphing, Data, Statistics



53. Migration Information Source (external link)
Abstract: This very informative website contains a wealth of information about migrants, immigration, and populations of countries around the world. It includes a global data center, maps, publications and reports, and much much more.
Category: Mapping, Data, Graphing



54. Military and Defense Spending (internal link)
Category: Pie Graphs, Graphing, Data Analysis



55. Minimum Wage Issues Guide (external link)
Abstract: Created by the progressive Economic Policy Institute, this page contains both general information, data, and graphs on the minimum wage, as well as published papers, op-eds, and links to other resources on this subject.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



56. Minimum Wage, the EITC, and Inflation (external link)
Abstract: The EITC and minimum wage are important policies in helping poor people, but the fact that they are not indexed to inflation mean that they are becoming increasingly less impactful.
Category: Graphing



57. Minority Business Ownership (internal link)
Abstract: A 1-day lesson about Minority-owned businesses. The lesson presents students with several charts and a graph on the issue, and asks them to intrepret the information to determine how M.O. businesses are doing. Students can also manipulate the data to deepen their understanding of the situation.
Category: Graphing, Data Analysis



58. Minority-Owned Business: What is the Real Picture? (internal link)
Abstract: How are minority-owned businesses really doing in this country? Students compare 7 different charts of data sorted by race including loan denial rates, educational attainment, and number of small-business owners. They must use their knowledge of statistics and graphing to compare information within each table and with other tables to answer the main question. Good for 2 - 5 hours of class.
Category: Graphing, Averages, Correlation, Statistics



59. Mobility in the Teacher Workforce - Data on Teachers in 2005 (external link)
Abstract: This website contains a lot of data on teachers in the US, including make-up of workforce by age and race, reasons for leaving the job (sorted by public/private and poor/wealthy areas), charactersistics of new hires, etc.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



60. Mortgage Loans-Is Racism a Factor? (external link)
Abstract: This lesson explores the issue of racism in mortgage loans, and uses data from Chicago to help students seek an answer to this question.
Category: Data, Ratios, Graphing



61. National Center for Education Statistics (external link)
Abstract: The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences, is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



62. National Center for Health Statistics (external link)
Abstract: This official government site has a tremendous amount of data on the health of people in the US. NCHS has two major types of data systems: systems based on populations, containing data collected through personal interviews or examinations; and systems based on records, containing data collected from vital and medical records.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



63. National Council of La Raza: Publications about Improving Opportunities for Hispanic Americans in the United States (external link)
Abstract: This is the publications page for the National Council of La Raza. The publications are divided into topics, including: electoral politics, civil rights, community and family wealth building, education, employment, farmworkers, health, and immigration.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



64. National Geographic Map Machine - Online Interactive Maps (external link)
Abstract: A user-friendly website that allows users to quickly create maps by either geographic region or social, political, or economic topic.
Category: Mapping, Geography



65. National Income Data from 1967 - 2005 (external link)
Abstract: This document includes data from 1967 -2004 on Median Household Income by race, quintile, selected percentiles, location, child status, etc. Also contains rates for the CPI during this same time period
Category: Data, Graphing, Percents



66. National Population Estimates (external link)
Abstract: This Census Bureau site allows users to define a population they are interested in learning about - either by demographic perameters (age, gender, race) or geographic location - and then creates charts containing this data.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



67. National Poverty Data from 1959 - 2004 (external link)
Abstract: This document includes data from 1959 - 2004 on Poverty Rates by race, female-headed household, children status, elderly status, geographic location, etc. It also contains data about the Poverty Line, including rates of families by race and Hispanic Origin above/below it, information on the work experience of the poor, and much more.
Category: Data, Graphing, Percents



68. Native American Beading: Coordinate Planes (external link)
Abstract: This lesson introduces students to Cartesian planes and graphing in the context of Native American beading. It can also tie in computer-generated beading a program if you have computer access.
Category: Cartesian Planes, Graphing



69. New York State - Prison Populations and General Populations, by Race (internal link)
Abstract: A graph comparing the percent of the prison population and general population of people of different races in NY State
Category: Bar Graphs



70. New York State of Mind: Higher Education vs. Prison Spending in the Empire State, 1988 - 1998 (internal link)
Abstract: This short but powerful report compares funding on education and prisons in NY State.
Category: Bar Graphs, Percents, Percent Change, Data Analysis, Line Graphs



71. Number of Persons Under Correctional Supervision (external link)
Abstract: From 1980 - 2004, these are the official numbers of people on Probation, in Jail, in Prison, and on Parole, for the entire U.S.
Category: Line Graph



72. NY State Data Center (external link)
Abstract: Census 2000 contains a wealth of information for New York State and its sub-areas. This section contains data from and information about this census.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphs



73. Onwards and Upwards: Comparing National and State College Tuition Increases (internal link)
Abstract: In this lesson, students interpret a graph representing rising college tuition costs, then collect data on college tuition changes in the United States by region and create their own graphs. For homework, they make predictions about future tuition prices.
Category: Graphing, Extrapolation, Percent Growth



74. Paying for College - Changes Between 1990 and 2000 (internal link)
74. Paying for College - Changes Between 1990 and 2000 (external link)
Abstract: This website contains a lot of data about college tuition and looks at fee increases, average tuition, financial aid patterns, enrollment patterns, etc. It contains several summary articles as well as data and charts.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



75. Paying More for the American Dream: A Multi-State Analysis of Higher Cost Home Purchase Lending (external link)
Abstract: An analysis of 2005 federal mortgage lending data shows that African American and Latino borrowers remain much more likely to pay more for their home purchase loans than white borrowers. This report examines the cost of borrowing in six metropolitan areas in the United States, and confirms that large disparities remain in the pricing of home purchase loans.
Category: Data, Data Analysis, Graphing, Rates



76. Plight Deepens for Black Men, Studies Warn (internal link)
Abstract: Looking at new scholarly analysis, this article reports that Black men in this country are facing an even more dire situation than is commonly cited by employment and education statistics.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



77. PolicyLink (external link)
Abstract: PolicyLink is a national nonprofit research, communications, capacity building, and advocacy organization working to advance policies to achieve economic and social equity. Among their regional equity approaches is equitable development, a comprehensive local, regional, and state framework emphasizing equitable public investment, the fair distribution of affordable housing, and community strategies to improve health.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing, Mapping



78. Poor Prescription: The Costs of Imprisoning Drug Offenders in the United States (internal link)
Abstract: This article examines the enormous costs of imprisoning drug offenders in the U.S. It also examines how issues of race and class are central in terms of who is being incarcerated. Includes both National and State specific data.
Category: Data, Data Analysis, Graphing, Rates



79. Portfolio Project on Data Analysis and Graphing (internal link)
Category: Correlation, Data Analysis, Scatterplots, Regression, Line of Best Fit, Association, Graphing



80. Poverty in the United States, 2001 (external link)
Abstract: The Census Report on Poverty in the US. Includes current and historical data by age, race, worker status and experience, depth of poverty, etc., for different regions across the United States.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing, Mapping



81. Prison Policy Initiative (external link)
Abstract: The Prison Policy Initiative conducts research and advocacy on incarceration policy. Website contains data, graphs, articles, original research and papers about the problems with prisons, incarceration, and disenfranchisement in the US
Category: Graphing, Data, Statistics



82. Prisoners in 2004 (external link)
Abstract: From the Bureau of Justice Statistics, this is the most recent report on prisoners in the US, including detailed charts on prisoners by race, age and gender in different geographic tracts throughout the US. It also contains some historical data and analysis of trends over the past decade.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphs, Maps



83. Private Prisoners: Prisoners in Adult Private Prisons, 1987-2001 (internal link)
Category: Graphing



84. Racial Disparity between US and Incarcerated Populations (internal link)
Abstract: A graph comparing the percent of the prison population and general population of people of different races in the United States.
Category: Graphing, Bar Graphs



85. Racial Wealth Gap (internal link)
Category: Graphing



86. Radical Math: Statistics Unit, Part 1 (Student Version) (internal link)
Category: Averages, Percents, Data Analysis, Rates, Graphing, Pie Graphs, Line Graphs, Histograms, Dot Plots, Bar Graphs, Mean, Median, Mo



87. Radical Math: Statistics Unit, Part 1 (Teachers Version) (internal link)
Category: Averages, Percents, Data Analysis, Rates, Graphing, Pie Graphs, Line Graphs, Histograms, Dot Plots, Bar Graphs, Mean, Median, Mo



88. Regression and Line of Best Fit Visualization Tool (internal link)
Abstract: Download this Excel file to learn about Regression and the Line of Best Fit through an easy to use and interactive tool. Move the cursor to change the Line of Best Fit.
Category: Regression, Line of Best Fit, Scatterplot Graphs



89. Rise, Peak, and Decline: Trends in US Immigration, 1992 - 2004 (external link)
Abstract: This report provides the first detailed analysis of recent year-to-year immigration flows to the United States. It breaks down the overall increases in the foreign-born population that the United States has experienced since the early 1990s into estimates of annual flows and charts key changes in its major components, including countries of origin and legal status.
Category: Data, Statistics, Line Graphing, Percents



90. Rising Rent (internal link)
Abstract: A short, 1-3 day set of lessons about Gentrification in Brooklyn. These lessons help students understand the term gentrification and looks at changes in rent in different zip codes to understand its effects. Math involved includes percents, percent growth, scatterplot graphing, Line of Best Fit, and Correlation.
Category: Percents, Percent Growth, Graphing, Scatterplots, Correlation



91. Sandkofa (internal link)
Category: Algebra, Graphing



92. Seminar: Comparing Teen Gun-Related Murder Rates in the U.S. over the Past 20 Years (internal link)
Category: Correlation, Data Analysis, Scatterplots, Regression, Line of Best Fit, Association, Graphing, Inference, Interpretation, Averag



93. Social Justice Contexts for Data-Based Projects in Algebra and Statistics (internal link)
Abstract: This unit contains five projects about poverty, and teaches students to use multiple representations to analyze data. The projects engages students in answering these questions: What is Poverty? Who are the Poor? How is poverty related to school achievement? How has poverty changed? What can be done?
Category: Discrete Mathematics, Statistics, Graphing, Budgets, Pre-Calculus



94. State Of The Dream 2005: (external link)
Abstract: This second annual report points out that today’s Ownership Society disowns too many Americans along racial lines. This report also offers a range of federal strategies, the community empowerment programs needed to bring them to life, and the tax policies needed to fund them.
Category: Graphing



95. Steadily Rising: Increase Costs of College Tuition (internal link)
Abstract: A bar graph shoing the increase cost of college from 1980 to the present.
Category: Bar Graphs



96. Survey of Retail Bank Services in NY (external link)
Abstract: In the fall of 2006, the NY State Banking Department surveyed 43 banks about services they offer to consumers, particularly related to the unbanked and immigrants, and their answers are summarized in this report.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



97. The Big Payoff: Educational Attainment Synthetic Estimates of Work-Life Earnings (internal link)
Abstract: This report illustrates the economic value of a high school or college diploma. It also provides, by level of education, synthetic estimates of the average total earnings adults are likely to accumulate over the course of their working lives.
Category: Data, Data Analysis, Trends, Graphing, Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Averages, Rates



98. The Color of Wealth: The Story Behind the Racial Wealth Divide (external link)
Abstract: Why does the median family of color have less than a dime for every white dollar? The Color of Wealth exposes how people of color have been barred from government wealth-building programs benefiting white Americans. This uniquely multicultural economic history covers the asset-building stories of Native Americans, Latinos, African Americans, Asian Americans, and European Americans.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



99. The Condition of Education 2004 - Degrees Earned by Women (external link)
Abstract: A summary of the data on women in college, this short article looks at both graduation rates and degrees attained by women in both the present as well as looking back as far as 1970
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



100. The Condition of Education 2005 - Employment Outcomes of Young Adults by Race/Ethnicity (external link)
Abstract: Young adults with a Bachelor's Degree are less likey to be unemployed than their peers with less education, although there are differences between people of different races. This article looks at the relationship between educational attainment and employment status in general, as well as in racial categories.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



101. The Condition of Education 2005 - Status Dropout Rates by Family Income (1972-2001) (external link)
Abstract: This article looks at the relationship between drop-out rates and family income for students in the US
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



102. The Condition of Education 2005 - Status Dropout Rates by Race/Ethnicity (external link)
Abstract: Since 1972, dropout rates for kids age 16-24 have declined. Nonetheless, rates for Hispanics remain higher than for other groups, and rates for kids of color remain higher than that for White students. This report summarizes data about dropout rates in the US in 2005.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



103. The Condition of Education in 2005 - Educational Attainment (external link)
Abstract: The percent of 25 - 29 year-olds who have completed some level of schooling has increased since the 1970s, but racial and ethnic differences in educational attainment remain. This article looks at the data and analyzes these trends.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



104. The Condition of Education, 2005 - Persistance and Attainment of Students with Pell Grants (external link)
Abstract: A summary of the data on persistance and attainment at college of students who receive Pell Grants. The article also contains a summary of data on how many Pell Grants are given, and how much is spent on this program.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



105. The Health of Immigrants in NY (external link)
Abstract: This detailed report summarizes data about the health of immigrants in NY. It looks at several specific health areas such as access to medical care, smoking, diabetes, and HIV/AIDS rates.
Category: Data, Graphing



106. The Number of Bachelors Degrees Earned by Women, by Field of Study (internal link)
Abstract: A chart on bachelors degrees earned by women in various fields (ie. Business, visual arts, engineering, etc) in 1970, 1984, and 2001.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



107. The Power and Potential of the EITC in 27 Cities (external link)
Abstract: This study looks at the effect that the EITC has had on different communities throughout the U.S. in terms of helping poor people. It focuses on these different areas as well as different types of jobs, family structures, etc. Also includes great maps of each region.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing, Mapping



108. The Size and Characteristics of the Unauthorized Migrant Population in the U.S. (external link)
Abstract: Based on the March 2005 Current Population Survey, this report examines the demographic patterns and social, economic, and political impact that this group of nearly 12 million people is having on the US
Category: Data, Statistics, Line Graphing, Percents



109. The Statistics Teacher Network (internal link)
Abstract: Published by the American Statistical Association, this paper outlines a sequence of activities for an introductory Statistics course. It includes activities, overall goals for a course, and links to other useful resources.
Category: Statistics, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Graphing



110. The Unheard Third 2005: Bringing the Voices of Low-Income New Yorkers to the Policy Debate (external link)
Abstract: A great series of graphs and data highlights from a survey of low-income New Yorkers about what their lives are like.
Category: Surveys, Graphing, Data, Statistics



111. The Water Atlast: A Unique Visual Analysis of the World's Most Critical Resource (external link)
Abstract: With a range of maps of startling clarity and richness of detail, The Water Atlas brings together the latest findings to show water distribution worldwide, the real cost of use in water-rich countries, and the dangers of a future where privatization and profit dictate availability.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing, Mapping



112. Trends in U.S. Correctional Populations (external link)
Abstract: Data and charts over the past 10 - 15 years on the U.S. Correctional populations. Data is sorted by race, type of incarceration, gender, etc.
Category: Line Graph



113. Understanding Military Recruitment in New York (internal link)
Category: Graphing, Pie Graphs, Rates, Percents, Data Analysis



114. Unemployment Rate Debate: Assignment (internal link)
Abstract: This assignment is intended to help students understand how averages can be skewed in many directions. Students are given an organization to represent, several sets of data on unemployment rates, and have to debate each other about what unemployment rate they think is most accurate.
Category: Averages, Graphing, Data Analysis



115. Unemployment Rate Debate: Data (internal link)
Abstract: This is the data for the Unemployment Rate Debate
Category: Averages, Graphing, Data Analysis



116. United Nations Statistics Division (external link)
Abstract: This website contains statistical databases and publications on demographics and social characteristics on most countries around the world. Some areas of classification include: economics, environmental and energy, poverty, migration, mortality, population, density, and urbanization.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing, Mapping



117. US Census Bureau (external link)
Abstract: The official government website for the US Census. It contains current and historical information on the US Population and current demographic trends, sortable by a variety of perameters including race, age, geographic location, nation or origin, job, economic status, etc.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing, Mapping



118. US Census Bureau: Poverty Page (external link)
Abstract: This is the main page for data from the US Census on poverty in the U.S. It contains information about the poverty line, publications on poverty among different demographic groups, maps, data sets, and much more.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



119. US Military Spending (external link)
Abstract: Charts and graphs highlighting US Military spending from 1940 - 2003, including comparisons to other US spending and compared to the US GDP
Category: Percents, Charts, Graphing, Percent Growth



120. US Social Statistics Briefing Room: Education (external link)
Abstract: This official government site contains publications, data, and other useful information about the status of educational achievment in the US
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing



121. US-Mexico Migration (external link)
Abstract: This special website created by the Migration Information Center explores the history of Mexican migration to the US. It includes data, articles, and information related to the labor force, voting, immigration policy, etc.
Category: Mapping, Data, Graphing



122. We The People: Asians in the United States (external link)
Abstract: This report provides a portrait of the Asian and Asian-American population in the US. It presents several demographic, social, and economic characteristics gather from the 2000 census.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing, Mapping



123. We The People: Hispanics in the United States (external link)
Abstract: This report provides a portrait of the Hispanic-origin population in the US. It presents several demographic, social, and economic characteristics gather from the 2000 census.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing, Mapping



124. World Health Organization - Global Health Atlas (external link)
Abstract: Use this website to obtain an enormous amount of health data (diseases, malnutrition, etc) about any country in the world in both present day and ranging back many years. This site also contains reports and interactive maps about global health issues.
Category: Statistics, Data, Charts, Graphing, Maps



125. Young College Graduates Face a Weak Job Market (external link)
Abstract: An economic snapshot that looks at the decline of real wages and available jobs for college graduates from 1979 through 2005
Category: Line Graph, Real Wages




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