91% of EU students in primary and secondary school were studying English in 2017 – more than all other foreign languages learned combined.
In some EU nations, sizable minorities speak something other than their country's national language in their household.
Views differ sharply by party and age when it comes to whether forms or online profiles should include gender options other than “man” and “woman.”
Black and Hispanic adults are more likely than whites to say they feel a need to change the way they talk around people of other races and ethnicities.
A majority of Americans have heard about the use of gender-neutral pronouns, and about one-in-five personally know someone who goes by such pronouns.
As of 2017, 19% of the national immigrant population lives in the top five counties: Los Angeles County, Calif.; Miami-Dade County, Fla.; Harris County, Texas; Queens County, N.Y. and Cook County, Ill.
In 2016, a third of unauthorized immigrant adults were proficient in English – up from a quarter in 2007.
English language learners in U.S. K-12 public schools are a diverse group from many different states and native language backgrounds.
A median of 92% of European students are learning a language in school. Far fewer K-12 students in the U.S. participate in foreign language education.
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