Here’s a look at what surveys by Pew Research Center and other organizations have found about Americans’ mental health during the pandemic.
Nearly all members of the 118th Congress have a bachelor’s degree – and most have a graduate degree, too
In the 118th Congress, 94% of representatives and all but one senator hold at least a bachelor’s degree, according to a Pew Research Center analysis.
How are U.S. parents raising their children these days, and how does their approach compare with the way their own parents raised them?
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.
Republican and Democratic parents differ widely over what their children should learn at school about gender identity, slavery and other topics, but they are equally satisfied with the quality of education their children are receiving.
About a third of K-12 parents are very or extremely worried a shooting could happen at their children’s school
Mothers are more likely than fathers to be extremely or very worried about a school shooting, and concerns also vary by race and ethnicity.
Hispanic enrollment reaches new high at four-year colleges in the U.S., but affordability remains an obstacle
Hispanic enrollment at postsecondary institutions in the U.S. has risen from 1.5 million in 2000 to a new high of 3.8 million in 2019.
Both the number and share of new college graduates with a bachelor’s degree in education have decreased over the last few decades.
How Americans view policy proposals on transgender and gender identity issues, and where such policies exist
On a couple of policies related to transgender people, there is some agreement among Americans, but views of other policies are more divided.