Louisiana Almanac

Author: Milburn Calhoun
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company
ISBN: 1455614815
Size: 17.86 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Known for its politics, natural resources, and colorful history, the Pelican State is one of the most interesting states in America. For more than fifty years this almanac has been the authoritative guide to a million facts about Louisiana, and this painstakingly updated nineteenth edition consists of hundreds of useful pages of information for ready reference. The wealth of maps, charts, and graphs make the data and statistics easily accessible as well.

Aarp S 2014 Almanac

Author: AARP,
Publisher: RosettaBooks
ISBN: 9780795336362
Size: 14.82 MB
Format: PDF
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AARP's Almanac is packed with facts, figures and fun stuff relevant to people 50+. With a newly revised format, this treasure trove features-- + Ways to save money this year, including places to get free stuff (from good-for-you yoga classes to decadent doughnuts) as well as scams to avoid and seasonal best buys + Milestone birthdays for celebrities, politicians and thought leaders, along with tidbits you may not know about them (such as who was inspired to become a lawyer by Perry Mason episodes?) + A monthly guide to good health, seasonal power foods and delicious--and, yes, healthy--recipes + Great vacation spots, film festivals, book fairs and food festivals nationwide + Landmark 50th anniversaries to be celebrated in 2014, from the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act to the Beatles' debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" + Tips for reimagining your life + Supreme Courts cases that could affect you and your family

The Almanac Of American Education 2013

Author: Deirdre A. Gaquin
Publisher: Bernan Press
ISBN: 9781598886023
Size: 10.74 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Almanac of American Education helps users understand and compare the quality of education at the national, state, and county levels. Compiled from official U.S. government and reliable private sources, the book contains historical and current data, insightful analysis, and useful graphs that provide compelling insights into the state of education in America. The appendix to this title functions as a guide to education resources on the Internet. It provides site descriptions and evaluations along with URLs, giving users the information they need to go directly to the sites that will be of greatest use to them. The Almanac provides national coverage of school enrollment and educational attainment, looking at American education from a variety of different angles. This edition contains numerous figures including the percentage of high school and college graduates in the population and enrollment status by age and level of education. State-level statistics include: • average SAT and ACT scores • per-student expenditures • private and public school enrollment • student poverty • public school teacher salaries and teacher characteristics • regional comparative data County-level statistics include: • information on student/teacher ratios • free lunch eligibility • numbers of students and graduates • attainment levels • per-student expenditures Find the answers to questions including: • what are the nationwide trends in earnings by educational attainment level? • is the earnings gap between high school graduates and college graduates growing or shrinking? • which states have the highest and lowest teacher salaries? • which states have the largest county-to-county variation in student-teacher rations? • is there a relationship between student poverty rates and county-level expenditures per student?

Hurricane Almanac 2006

Author: Bryan Norcross
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781466870680
Size: 12.18 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Bryan Norcross's pioneering and courageous TV coverage of Hurricane Andrew in 1992 helped thousands of people in Florida cope with the killer storm. With hurricanes back in the headlines and destined to stay there, one of America's leading experts offers a unique almanac compiling hundreds of nuggets of fascinating, useful, and potentially life-saving information. Bryan Norcross's Hurricane Almanac 2006 reviews the catastrophic season of 2005, including Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma, looks forward to hurricane seasons to come, highlights the fascinating history of hurricanes interacting with civilization, and details our rapidly increasingly ability -- but still with limitations -- to predict the severity and paths of storms. Key sections offer checklists of items needed to make homes, businesses, and people safe during storms, and where to find the best information before and during a storm and how to best interpret it. Bryan will also include a provocative chapter entitled: What I'd do better: ideas for a better hurricane system.

The Almanac Of American Education 2014 2015

Author: Deirdre A. Gaquin
Publisher: Bernan Press
ISBN: 9781598887372
Size: 20.10 MB
Format: PDF
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The Almanac of American Education helps users understand and compare the quality of education at the national, state, and county levels. Compiled from official U.S. government and reliable private sources, the book contains historical and current data, insightful analysis, and useful graphs that provide compelling insights into the state of education in America. The appendix to this title functions as a guide to education resources on the Internet. It provides site descriptions and evaluations along with URLs, giving users the information they need to go directly to the sites that will be of greatest use to them. The Almanac provides national coverage of school enrollment and educational attainment, looking at American education from a variety of different angles. This edition contains numerous figures including the percentage of high school and college graduates in the population and enrollment status by age and level of education. State-level statistics include: • average SAT and ACT scores • per-student expenditures • private and public school enrollment • student poverty • public school teacher salaries and teacher characteristics • regional comparative data County-level statistics include: • information on student/teacher ratios • free lunch eligibility • numbers of students and graduates • attainment levels • per-student expenditures

The Complete Book Of Essential Oils And Aromatherapy

Author: Valerie Ann Worwood
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 9781608681921
Size: 18.80 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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This encyclopedic book contains, in practical and easy-to-understand form, every conceivable use for essential oils and aromatherapy in everyday life. The author, a practicing aromatherapist for more than twenty years, unlocks the power of essential oils in more than 600 original recipes, most needing only a few essential oils. Unlike over-the-counter products, the recipes you make yourself contain no harmful preservatives. Most basic needs can be covered with just ten essential oils.