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.
21% of the roughly 1,000 candidates for U.S. Senate, House or state governor on the fall ballot claim some degree of military experience.
For many U.S. moms, pandemic brought increase in time spent caring for kids while doing other things
Widespread child care challenges from the coronavirus pandemic lasted into 2021 for some U.S. parents.
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.
Women have overtaken men and now account for more than half (50.7%) of the college-educated labor force in the United States.
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.
As more states legalize the practice, 19% of U.S. adults say they have bet money on sports in the past year
Despite the growth of commercial sports betting, the most common way that Americans bet on sports is with friends or family.