report | Feb 22, 2024

Race and LGBTQ Issues in K-12 Schools

A sizeable share of teachers (41%) say debates on how public K-12 schools should be teaching about these issues have had a negative impact on their ability to do their job. Most (71%) say teachers themselves don’t have enough influence over what’s taught in public schools in their area.

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International Affairs

report | Jan 18, 2024

Language and Traditions Are Considered Central to National Identity

Across more than 20 countries surveyed, a median of 91% say being able to speak their country’s most common language is important for being considered a true national. And 81% say sharing their country’s customs and traditions is important for true belonging.

report | Dec 6, 2023

Attitudes on an Interconnected World

How close do people feel to others around the world? How much do they want their countries involved in international affairs? How do people’s experiences with travel and feelings of international connectedness relate to their views about the world? A recent 24-nation survey explores these questions.

Internet & Technology

report | Jan 31, 2024

Americans’ Social Media Use

YouTube and Facebook are by far the most used online platforms among U.S. adults. But TikTok’s user base has grown significantly in recent years: 33% of U.S. adults now say they use it, up from 21% in 2021.


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