Four-in-ten Millennial workers ages 25 to 29 had completed at least a bachelor’s degree in 2016, compared with 32% of Generation X workers and smaller shares of the Baby Boom and Silent generations when they were in the same age range.
As robots, automation and artificial intelligence perform more tasks and there is massive disruption of jobs, experts say a wider array of education and skills-building programs will be created to meet new demands.
Overall, U.S. adults with college degrees are less religious than others on some measures. However, Christians with higher levels of education appear to be just as religious as those with less schooling.
Millennial workers are just as likely to stick with their employers as their older counterparts in Generation X were when they were young adults.
As Howard University celebrates its 150th anniversary, learn more about America's historically black colleges and universities and the students who attend.
Over the past 40 years, blacks have made progress on several fronts. Yet large racial gaps persist in areas such as wealth and poverty.
American students continue to rank around the middle of the pack, and behind many other advanced industrial nations, in international assessments of math, science and reading.
As Obama’s time in office nears its end, the U.S. remains short of his goal to produce more college graduates by 2020.
Lack of formal education is widespread in many countries in south Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
Muslim women have made greater educational gains than Muslim men in most regions of the world.