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Research&Reporting Summaries titleResearch and Reporting Summaries
Research and Reporting Summaries provide a concise reports on larger research initiatives conducted by the Center and highlight important education and workforce outcomes for policymakers and other stakeholders.

    • This Information Brief highlights the differences in workforce participation for high school students who leave high school without graduating to those that graduate. This brief is based upon the MLDS Center dashboard High School Transition to Workforce – Workforce Participation by High School Outcomes.

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    • This Information Brief highlights the differences in median wages for high school students who leave high school without graduating to those that graduate. This brief is based upon the MLDS Center dashboard High School Transitions to Workforce – Median 4-Quarter Wages by High School Outcomes.

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    • This Information Brief highlights findings in the MLDS Center research report, Brain Drain in Maryland: Exploring Student Movement from High School to Postsecondary Education and the Workforce. .

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    • This report focused on the workforce outcomes of Maryland regular high school diploma earners, certificate of completion earners, high school diploma via GED earners (ages 16-21 years), and high school non-completers in academic year 2009-2010 who did not attend college.

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    • The Maryland Longitudinal Data System (MLDS) Center and the Governor’s Workforce Development Board (GWDB) are required to annually produce the Career Preparation Expansion Act report on the wages and sector of employment of high school graduates for the five-year period after graduation. This supplement to the report focused on high school graduates who continued on to college and either graduated with a degree or discontinued their education without graduating, have student loans, and are fully engaged in the workforce five years after high school.


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    • This Research Spotlight is a summary of the MLDS Research Report on Student and School Concentrated Poverty in Maryland. That report examined the roles of student and school level poverty and race/ethnicity on long-term educational and career outcomes.


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