Fact TankDecember 17, 2012

College Presidents Are Bigger Believers than Public in Online Classes

College presidents and the public are 22 points apart on whether online courses offer comparable value to classroom courses.

Fact TankDecember 11, 2012

Wide Regional Differences in Support for Gay Marriage

There is a 27 percentage point difference in the level of support for gay marriage among New Englanders compared to those living in the South.

Fact TankDecember 10, 2012

Laws Against Blasphemy, Apostasy and Defamation of Religion Are Widespread

Nearly half of the countries and territories in the world have laws or policies penalizing blasphemy, apostasy or defamation of religion.

Fact TankDecember 6, 2012

Teachers Say that for Students Today ‘Research = Googling’

Teachers overwhelmingly say Google or other search engines tops list of sources their students use for research.

Fact TankDecember 5, 2012

Youth Vote Undergoes Big Racial, Ethnic Changes

Just 58% of voters 18-29 identified as white non-Hispanics in 2012, compared to 74% in 2000.

Fact TankDecember 4, 2012

Americans Divided on Whether to Limit Mortgage Interest Deduction

Americans are almost evenly divided on the idea of limiting deductions for mortgage interest, with 47% approving and 44% disapproving – a difference of 3 percentage points.

Fact TankJanuary 10, 2011

Is College Worth It?

A majority of Americans (57%) say the higher education system in the United States fails to provide students with good value for the money they and their families spend.