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Class of 2025 expected to be the biggest, most diverse ever | Pew Research Center

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"1790","attributes":{"class":"media-image size-full alignleft","typeof":"foaf:Image","style":"","alt":""}}]]Attention, parents of third graders: If demographic patterns hold, your children could be in the largest U.S. college freshman class ever.That’s because in 2007 U.S. births surpassed 4.3 million – a feat not seen since 1957, when college enrollment was less common.

Surgeon Scorecard

Surgeon Scorecard by Sisi Wei, Olga Pierce and Marshall Allen, ProPublica, Updated July 15, 2015 Guided by experts, ProPublica calculated death and complication rates for surgeons performing one of eight elective procedures in Medicare, carefully adjusting for differences in patient health, age and hospital quality. Use this database to know more about a surgeon before your operation.
via Surgeon Scorecard.

The goat factor: Map shows number of goats in every U.S. county as of 2012 USDA census

The goat factor: Map shows number of goats in every U.S. county as of 2012 USDA census Schleicher County, Texas, had 21,935 goats in 2012; Coconino County, Arizona, had 12,264; Wilson County, Tennessee, had 3,837; Polk County, Florida, had 2,237 and Bottineau County, North Dakota, didn't have a single goat, according to a The Washington Post county-by-county interactive map of where all 2,621,514 goats in the U.S. in 2012, the year of the most recent USDA Agricultural Census, were located.