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.
Many Americans look to elementary and secondary schools to provide the building blocks people need for a successful career.
Americans owed more than $1.3 trillion in student loans at the end of June, more than two and a half times what they owed a decade earlier.