Americans with lower incomes are particularly likely to have concerns related to the digital divide and the digital “homework gap.”
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.
64% of parents with children in elementary, middle or high school express at least some concern about their children falling behind.
91% of EU students in primary and secondary school were studying English in 2017 – more than all other foreign languages learned combined.
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 express their religion in school more often than teens in other parts of the United States.
Religion in public schools has long been a controversial issue. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1962 that teachers and administrators cannot lead prayers in public schools, and a decision in 2000 barred school districts from sponsoring student-led prayers at football games. At the same time, the court has held that students retain a First […]
More than 55 years after the Supreme Court issued its landmark ruling striking down school-sponsored prayer, Americans continue to fight over the place of religion in public schools. Questions about religion in the classroom no longer make quite as many headlines as they once did, but the issue remains an important battleground in the broader […]
Earlier starts tend to be more common in the South and Southwest. Later starts are more common on the East Coast and in the upper Midwest and Northwest.
Compared with 10 years ago, American teens are devoting more of their time in the summer to educational activities and less time to leisure.