Democrats overwhelmingly favor free college tuition, while Republicans are divided by age, education
Among all U.S. adults, 63% favor making tuition at public colleges free, including 37% who strongly favor the proposal.
During the pandemic, teen summer employment hit its lowest point since the Great Recession
Fewer than a third (30.8%) of U.S. teens had a paying job last summer. In 2019, 35.8% of teens worked over the summer.
The State of Online Harassment
Roughly four-in-ten Americans have experienced online harassment, with half of this group citing politics as the reason they think they were targeted. Growing shares face more severe online abuse such as sexual harassment or stalking
Social trust in advanced economies is lower among young people and those with less education
A median of 62% of adults across the 14 countries surveyed this summer generally believe most people can be trusted.
Prior to COVID-19, child poverty rates had reached record lows in U.S.
In 2019, the share of American children living in poverty was on a downward trajectory, reaching record lows across racial and ethnic groups.
Hispanic teens enjoy religious activities with parents, but fewer view religion as ‘very important’
U.S. Hispanic teens are more likely than U.S. teens overall to identify as Catholic and say it’s necessary to believe in God to be moral.
International Cooperation Welcomed Across 14 Advanced Economies
The United Nations is broadly credited with promoting peace and human rights as younger adults are more supportive of cooperation with other countries.
59% of U.S. parents with lower incomes say their child may face digital obstacles in schoolwork
38% of parents with children whose K-12 schools closed in the spring said that their child was likely to face digital obstacles in schoolwork.
10 key findings about the religious lives of U.S. teens and their parents
While teens in the United States take after their parents religiously in many ways, they stand out in some others.
U.S. Teens Take After Their Parents Religiously, Attend Services Together and Enjoy Family Rituals
American adolescents often participate at parents’ behest, and tend to be less religious in more personal, private ways.
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