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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Committee on National Statistics
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
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Protecting Student Records and Facilitating Education Research: A Workshop Summary  (CNSTAT,CFE)

Designed to protect the privacy of individual student test scores, grades, and other education records, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 places limits the access of... Read more

Strategies for a BEA Satellite Health Care Account: Summary of a Workshop  (CNSTAT)

In March 2008, the Committee on National Statistics of the National Academies held a workshop to assist the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) with next steps as it develops plans to produce a... Read more

Protecting Individual Privacy in the Struggle Against Terrorists: A Framework for Program Assessment  (CLAJ,CNSTAT,CSTB)

All U.S. agencies with counterterrorism programs that collect or "mine" personal data -- such as phone records or Web sites visited -- should be required to evaluate the programs' effectiveness,... Read more

Ballistic Imaging  (CLAJ,CNSTAT,NMAB)

Ballistic Imaging assesses the state of computer-based imaging technology in forensic firearms identification. The book evaluates the current law enforcement database of images of crime-related... Read more

Using the American Community Survey for the National Science Foundation's Science and Engineering Workforce Statistics Programs  (CNSTAT)

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has long collected information on the number and characteristics of individuals with education or employment in science and engineering and related fields in the... Read more

The National Children's Study Research Plan: A Review  (CNSTAT,BOCYF,BPH)

The National Children's Study (NCS) is planned to be the largest long-term study of environmental and genetic effects on children's health ever conducted in the United States. It proposes to examine... Read more

Surveying Victims: Options for Conducting the National Crime Victimization Survey  (CNSTAT,CLAJ)

It is easy to underestimate how little was known about crimes and victims before the findings of the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) became common wisdom. In the late 1960s, knowledge of... Read more

Experimentation and Evaluation Plans for the 2010 Census: Interim Report  (CNSTAT)

For the past 50 years, the Census Bureau has conducted experiments and evaluations with every decennial census involving field data collection during which alternatives to current census processes are... Read more

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