Household incomes in the United States have rebounded from their 2012 bottom in the wake of the Great Recession. And for the most part, the typical incomes of households headed by less-educated adults as well as more-educated adults have increased.
About one-third of adults under age 30 have student loan debt. In 2016, the amount students owed varied widely, especially by degree attained.
This year will likely be the first year in which women are a majority of the U.S. college-educated labor force.
In 2016, a third of unauthorized immigrant adults were proficient in English – up from a quarter in 2007.
Muslim societies have gained a reputation in recent decades for failing to adequately educate women. But a new analysis of Pew Research Center data on educational attainment and religion suggests that economics, not religion, is the key factor limiting the education of Muslim women.
Read key facts about foreign graduates of U.S. colleges working in the country under the Optional Practical Training program.
Millennial workers are just as likely to stick with their employers as their older counterparts in Generation X were when they were young adults.
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.
Educational attainment among U.S. Latinos has been changing rapidly in recent years, reflecting the group’s growth in the nation’s public K-12 schools and colleges.