Education

While about 90% of all elementary and secondary school students in the United States attend public schools, that still leaves 5.7 million students who are enrolled in private schools across the...
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the typical American worker with a bachelor’s degree earns about $26,000 more per year than a worker with just a high school diploma. Additionally, the...
Nationwide, 88.6% of Americans age 25 and over have finished high school. Americans with higher educational attainment tend to earn higher incomes and live healthier lives than those with lower...
The majority of colleges and universities in the United States accept most of the students who apply each year. However, there are institutions that are very selective, admitting a small share of...
According to a survey conducted in August, about half of U.S. school districts planned to reintroduce full-time in-person learning this fall, with the remainder either resuming the virtual learning...
As the U.S. continues to struggle with the health and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, school staff and teachers across the country have returned to work.  Many occupations deemed...
The percentage of American adults with a college degree has continued to increase in recent years, growing from less than 10% in much of the 1960s, up to 33.1% in 2019. Americans with college degrees...
Total overall student debt in the United States reached $1.6 trillion in June 2019, six times higher than in 2004. While students are having a hard time paying for college, getting a degree can still...
A four-year college education comes with a host of benefits. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the typical American worker with a bachelor’s degree earns about $26,000 more per year than...
Students and teachers across the country are returning to the classroom amid a pandemic that shut down schools in much of the country for the past six months. Some teachers are quitting due to safety...
With schools reopening across the country, teachers and students will inevitably be at greater risk of contracting COVID-19. Educators, who are responsible for molding the future generation, are...
According to a report published earlier this summer, college enrollment in the United States this fall is expected to be between 5% and 20% lower compared to the fall of 2019. The decline is likely...
The COVID-19 pandemic has created a heightened sense of uncertainty about many aspects of American life, including higher education. Classes at American colleges and universities are resuming, though...
The majority of colleges and universities in the United States accept most of the students who apply each year. However, there are institutions that are very selective, admitting a small share of...