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The Integration of Immigrants into American Society—This report summarizes what we know about how immigrants and their descendants are integrating into American society in a range of areas such as education, occupations, health, and language. ►Read more
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Barriers and Opportunities for 2-Year and 4-Year STEM Degrees—This report reviews research on the roles that people, processes, and institutions play in 2-and 4-year STEM degree production, with special attention to the factors that influence students’ decisions to enter, stay in, or leave STEM majors.  ► Read More
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Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice evaluates the state of the science on biological and psychosocial consequences of bullying as well as the context, scope, and impact of the problem.  The report also outlines next steps in prevention for policymakers, parents, educators, healthcare providers, and others concerned with the care of children.  ► Read more
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The Integration of Immigrants into American Society—This report summarizes what we know about how immigrants and their descendants are integrating into American society in a range of areas such as education, occupations, health, and language. ►Read more
Barriers and Opportunities for 2-Year and 4-Year STEM Degrees—This report reviews research on the roles that people, processes, and institutions play in 2-and 4-year STEM degree production, with special attention to the factors that influence students’ decisions to enter, stay in, or leave STEM majors.  ► Read More
Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice evaluates the state of the science on biological and psychosocial consequences of bullying as well as the context, scope, and impact of the problem.  The report also outlines next steps in prevention for policymakers, parents, educators, healthcare providers, and others concerned with the care of children.  ► Read more
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Workshop on State and Local Governments Use of Alternative and Multiple Data Sources

Keck CenterJune 1, 2016

NAS Keck Center
500 Fifth Street NW
Washington, DC

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Barriers and Opportunities for 2-Year and 4-Year STEM Degrees: Systemic Change to Support Students' Diverse Pathways

B&OLJune 6, 2016
NAS Building, Lecture Room
2101 Constitution Ave, NW
Washington, DC

Briefing will include discussions from the committee chair, Shirley Malcom (AAAS) and other panelists.

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Recent Reports

Modernizing Crime Statistics:
Report 1: Defining and Classifying Crime

CrimesceneThis report is the first of two reports on developing a new set of indicators of crime in the United States. This report proposes a new system for the classification of crime—an initial conceptual framework in modernizing crime statistics—based on historical and international efforts to define crime and on the diverse demands for and uses of crime data by stakeholders.

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Ending Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders: The Evidence for Stigma Change

Stigma Change coverThis report explores discrimination, negative attitudes, and stereotyping faced by individuals with mental or substance use disorders and recommends effective strategies for reducing stigma and encouraging people to seek treatment and other supportive services for themselves and others.

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Advancing the Power of Economic Evidence to Inform Investments in Children, Youth, and Families

Econ4KidsThis report highlights the potential for economic evidence to inform investment decisions for interventions that support the overall health and well-being of children, youth, and families. This report from the Board on Children, Youth, and Families describes challenges to the optimal use of economic evidence, and offers recommendations to stakeholders to promote a lasting improvement in its quality, utility, and use.

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