Louisiana Almanac

Author: Milburn Calhoun
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company
ISBN: 1455614815
Size: 14.88 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

The World Almanac And Book Of Facts 2016

Author: Sarah Janssen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781600572005
Size: 17.42 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Get thousands of facts right at your fingertips with this essential resource The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. Since 1868, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The 2016 edition of The World Almanac® reviews the events of 2015 and will be your go-to source for any questions on any topic in the upcoming year. Praised as a "treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information" by The Wall Street Journal, The World Almanac® and Book of Facts will answer all of your trivia needs—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more. Features include: • The Year in Review: The World Almanac® takes a look back at 2015 while providing all the information you'll need in 2016. • 2015—Top 10 News Topics: The editors of The World Almanac® list the top stories that held their attention in 2015. • 2015—Year in Sports: Hundreds of pages of trivia and statistics that are essential for any sports fan, featuring complete coverage of the first College Football Playoff, the Women's World Cup, 2015 World Series, and much more. • 2015—Year in Pictures: Striking full-color images from around the world in 2015, covering news, entertainment, science, and sports. • 2015—Offbeat News Stories: The World Almanac® editors found some of the strangest news stories of the year. • World Almanac® Editors' Picks: Time Capsule: The World Almanac® lists the items that most came to symbolize the year 2015, from news and sports to pop culture. • U.S. Immigration: A Statistical Feature: The World Almanac® covers the historical background, statistics, and legal issues surrounding immigration, giving factual context to one of the hot-button topics of the upcoming election cycle. • World Almanac® Editors' Picks: Most Memorable Super Bowls: On the eve of Super Bowl 50, the editors of The World Almanac® choose the most memorable "big games." • New Employment Statistics: Five years after the peak of the great recession, The World Almanac® takes a look at current and historic data on employment and unemployment, industries generating job growth, and the training and educational paths that lead to careers. • 2016 Election Guide: With a historic number of contenders for the presidential nominations, The World Almanac® provides information that every primary- and general-election voter will need to make an informed decision in 2016, including information on state primaries, campaign fundraising, and the issues voters care about most in 2016. • The World at a Glance: This annual feature of The World Almanac® provides a quick look at the surprising stats and curious facts that define the changing world. • and much more.

Aarp S 2014 Almanac

Author: AARP,
Publisher: RosettaBooks
ISBN: 9780795336362
Size: 10.66 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 World Almanac And Book Of Facts 2005

Author: William A. McGeveran
Publisher: World Almanac Education
ISBN: 0886879388
Size: 15.71 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Features information on nations, states, and cities, celebrities, sports, consumerism, the arts, health and nutrition, United States and world history, and numerous other subjects

The Almanac Of American Education 2013

Author: Deirdre A. Gaquin
Publisher: Bernan Press
ISBN: 9781598886023
Size: 20.83 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 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?

The Almanac Of American Education 2014 2015

Author: Deirdre A. Gaquin
Publisher: Bernan Press
ISBN: 9781598887372
Size: 13.60 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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