Educational attainment

Educational attainment

Aboriginal peoples and postsecondary education in Canada

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Michael Mendelson
Publisher: 
Caledon Institute of Social Policy
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reviews empirical data about how Aboriginal peoples are doing in the postsecondary education system and what the data suggests about strategies to improve these results.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1553822013
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Includes bibliographical references.

2006 report card on the status of women in New Brunswick: a statistical profile by the New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Sta

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English
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Author: 
Wendy Johnston
Publisher: 
New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Fredericton, NB

Provides statistical data on women in New Brunswick, including data on populations, health status, education & training, income & poverty, family responsibilities, and violence against women.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1553966376

Effect of neighbourhood income and maternal education on birth outcomes: a population-based study

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English
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Author: 
Zhong-Cheng Luo
Russell Wilkins
Michael S Kramer
Publisher: 
CMAJ
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Studies the extent to which associations between adverse birth outcomes and socio-economic status can be identified using individual-level measures (maternal level of education) and community-level measures (neighbourhood income).

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ISSN 08203946 (print)
ISSN 14882329 (online)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women's paid and unpaid work: women in Nova Scotia

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English
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Author: 
Sandra D. McFayden
Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Provides statistical data looking on Nova Scotia women and paid and unpaid work.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0888718454
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Includes bibliographical references.

Challenges and choices: keeping teenage mothers in school

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English
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Online
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Ministère de l'Éducation, Coordination à la condition féminine
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Quebec, QC

Points out the correlation between dropping out of school, early pregnancy, and poverty. Argues that teen mothers who lack support from parents, educators, and health and social services personnel end up uneducated, poor, isolated, and dependent. Offers examples of various initiatives taken in schools.

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ISBN 2550336070
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