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.
An influx of students from low-income families and students of color at U.S. colleges and universities has almost exclusively fueled the growth in the overall number of undergraduates.
Just 7% of Americans say race should be a major factor in college admissions, while 19% say it should be a minor factor.
Today’s 6- to 21-year-olds are already America’s most racially and ethnically diverse generation – and more of them are heading to college than previous generations.
A projected 50.7 million pre-K-12 students will return to the classroom in U.S. public schools this fall. As the school year gets underway, read key findings about America’s students and their experiences.
About six-in-ten Americans say higher education in the United States is going in the wrong direction. Republicans and Democrats are worlds apart on why.
Women in STEM jobs are more likely than their male counterparts to have experienced discrimination in the workplace and to believe that discrimination is a major reason there are not more women in STEM.
Large shares of black and Hispanic public school students in the U.S. attend schools where their own race or ethnicity accounts for at least half of students.