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.
Most Parents of K-12 Students Learning Online Worry About Them Falling Behind
As school districts across the United States continue to grapple with the best way to provide instruction amid the coronavirus outbreak, most parents of students in K-12 schools express concern about their children falling behind in school because of disruptions caused by the pandemic.
Americans are divided on whether colleges that brought students back to campus made the right decision
Half of U.S. adults say colleges and universities that brought students back to campus made the right decision, while 48% say they did not.
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.
Many around the world were pessimistic about inequality even before pandemic
Across 34 countries, a median of 65% said in 2019 they felt pessimistic about reducing the gap between the rich and poor in their country.
Amid coronavirus outbreak, nearly three-in-ten young people are neither working nor in school
Between February and June 2020, the share of young adults who are neither enrolled in school nor employed has more than doubled.
Hispanic women, immigrants, young adults, those with less education hit hardest by COVID-19 job losses
The drop in employment in three months of the COVID-19 recession is more than double the drop effected by the Great Recession over two years.
53% of Americans Say the Internet Has Been Essential During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Americans with lower incomes are particularly likely to have concerns related to the digital divide and the digital “homework gap.”
As schools shift to online learning amid pandemic, here’s what we know about disabled students in the U.S.
The pandemic has forced a shift to online learning, a transition that has been challenging for the nearly 7 million disabled students in the U.S.
It’s clear where college students are counted in the 2020 census, but not others who moved due to COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic sent many on the move to places other than their usual residence – and they may not know where or how to be counted.
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