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.
What the 2020 electorate looks like by party, race and ethnicity, age, education and religion
What does the 2020 electorate look like politically, demographically and religiously as the race enters its final days?
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.
Republicans, Democrats differ over factors K-12 schools should consider in deciding whether to reopen
The public sees health risks to students and teachers as the top factor to be given a lot of consideration as schools decide whether to reopen.
Experts Predict More Digital Innovation by 2030 Aimed at Enhancing Democracy
A majority of experts canvassed say significant reforms aimed at correcting problems in democratic institutions and representation will take place. But they are divided about whether this will lead to positive outcomes for the public.
Younger, more educated U.S. adults are more likely to take part in citizen science research
One-in-ten U.S. adults say they have taken part in citizen science in the past year, and 26% say they have ever done so.
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.”
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