Experts Predict More Digital Innovation by 2030 Aimed at Enhancing Democracy
A majority of experts canvassed say significant reforms aimed at correcting problems in democratic institutions and representation will take place. But they are divided about whether this will lead to positive outcomes for the public.
Lower-income parents most concerned about their children falling behind amid COVID-19 school closures
64% of parents with children in elementary, middle or high school express at least some concern about their children falling behind.
As schools close due to the coronavirus, some U.S. students face a digital ‘homework gap’
As schools close and classes and assignments shift online, some students do not have reliable access to the internet at home.
Teens in the South more likely than other U.S. teens to experience religion in public school
Teens in the South express their religion in school more often than teens in other parts of the United States.
Share of young adults not working or in school is at a 30-year low in U.S.
The 30-year low reflects in part tight labor markets and falling unemployment, but also higher shares of young women at work or in school.
For a Lot of American Teens, Religion Is a Regular Part of the Public School Day
Religion in the Public Schools
Before recent outbreak, vaping was on the rise in U.S., especially among young people
Amid questions over e-cigarettes and public health, here’s a look at what data shows about vaping in the U.S.
Most U.S. teens who use cellphones do it to pass time, connect with others, learn new things
Most cellphone-using teens say their phone is a way to pass time. Similarly large shares use their phone to connect with others or learn new things.
For U.S. teens today, summer means more schooling and less leisure time than in the past
Compared with 10 years ago, American teens are devoting more of their time in the summer to educational activities and less time to leisure.
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