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What's New for September 2022

August 2022 Update to COVID-19 Dashboards Focuses on Data Related to Community Partnerships, Technology/Digital Literacy, and Hiring Processes During the 202223 School Year  (September 27, 2022)
The August 2022 update provides information from the School Pulse Panel (SPP) on community partnerships, technology/digital literacy, and hiring processes, as reported by school leaders in U.S. public schools.

A look at postsecondary enrollment and employment outcomes for students earning alternative high school credentials (September 27, 2022)
This Statistics in Brief uses data from the High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09), a national study of more than 23,000 ninth-graders in 2009. Students were surveyed in high school and again in 2016. Differences in postsecondary enrollment and employment outcomes are reported by high school completion type.

County estimates for U.S. adults' literacy and numeracy skills vary by age and education (September 26, 2022)
Using the three rounds of U.S. PIAAC data (in 2012, 2014 and 2017) as well as the data from the American Community Survey, this report presents the small area estimation methodology used to produce the estimates of various adults (16-74 years old) proficiency levels in literacy and numeracy skills for certain age and education groups in each county in the United States and the District of Columbia.

A model-based allocation approach was developed using the previously released model-based county-level, state-level, and state-by-group-level estimates. The newly derived model-based estimates can facilitate county adult education departments to plan interventions, allocate scarce resources and provide information to the general public, especially targeting interventions for age and education groups.

Personal and Professional Experiences During the COVID-19 Pandemic Among 2015-16 Bachelor's Degree Earners 4 Years After Graduation (September 26, 2022)
Recently released report presents the experiences of 2015–16 bachelor's degree earners during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, 4 years after graduation. Findings include professional and personal experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic, federal student loan repayment, employment status and characteristics, changes to work arrangements, and unemployment compensation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Employment Outcomes and Financial Well-Being Among 2015-16 Bachelor's Degree Earners 4 Years After Graduation (September 26, 2022)
Recently released report presents outcomes of 2015–16 bachelor's degree earners 4 years after graduation. Outcomes include 2020 enrollment and employment status, federal student loan debt and repayment, earnings and other job characteristics, financial well-being, and teaching status.

The Methodology Behind the Split-Sample Administration of the 2019 School Crime Supplement (September 14, 2022)
This survey documentation includes a review of the development of the 2019 SCS questionnaire, the methodology developed for the split-half administration, and the initial results from the 2019 SCS split-half experiment including analysis of extracurricular school sponsored activities, availability of drugs at school, bullying rates and components, and the presence of gangs at school.

2022 Long-Term Trend Reading and Mathematics Age 9 Highlights Report (September 1, 2022)
This report describes selected results from the age 9 2022 long-term trend (LTT) reading and mathematics assessments.