35% of U.S. parents with children younger than 18 say they are extremely or very worried that their children might be bullied at some point.
Roughly one-in-five teenagers who have heard of ChatGPT say they have used it to help them do their schoolwork.
School has started in most of the United States. On average, K-12 public schools will be in session close to 180 days this year.
‘Back to school’ means anytime from late July to after Labor Day, depending on where in the U.S. you live
Most K-12 students at U.S. public schools have a school year of about 180 days, but when that year starts and ends varies substantially by region.
Public K-12 schools in the United States educate about 7.3 million students with disabilities – a number that has grown over the last few decades.
The public is sharply divided along partisan lines on topics ranging from what should be taught in schools to how much influence parents should have over the curriculum.
School District Mission Statements Highlight a Partisan Divide Over Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in K-12 Education
Around a third of U.S. school districts mention the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in their mission statements. But these references are far more common in parts of the country won by Joe Biden in 2020 than in areas won by Donald Trump.
Here’s a look at what surveys by Pew Research Center and other organizations have found about Americans’ mental health during the pandemic.
K-12 parents differ by party in how frequently they discuss certain national issues with their children
A quarter of U.S. parents of K-12 students say racism or racial inequality comes up in conversation with their children very or fairly often.
About six-in-ten parents of K-12 children (61%) say the first year of the pandemic had a negative effect on their children’s education.