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.
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.
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.
As Obama’s time in office nears its end, the U.S. remains short of his goal to produce more college graduates by 2020.