current education statistics including employment/education rates

The  National Center for Education Statistics for U.S. Department of Education has just released The Condition of Education 2014. This report summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. The report presents 42 indicators on the status and condition of education. The indicators represent a consensus of professional judgment on the most significant national measures of the condition and progress of education for which accurate data are available.  Chapter 1, "Trends in Employment Rates by Educational Attainment,"  will be especially useful to anyone needing up-to-date statistics and tables for public speaking, grant writing, reports, or personal information.