Education

An aide to President-elect Joe Biden informed the media on Jan. 8 that the incoming administration plans to ask Congress to forgive $10,000 in student loan debt per borrower and also extend 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...
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...
Rising tuition and student loan debt have recently caused some to call into question the value of a college degree. According to a recent survey from education nonprofit The Hechinger Report, 36% of...
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...
Thanks to a dangerous surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, many schools throughout the country that attempted to start the year with full in-person classes have already had to revert to virtual learning....
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...
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 report recently updated by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, freshmen college enrollment in the United States this fall is believed to be 13% lower compared to the...
For those looking to leave their mark on the world, few careers allow for greater meaningful impact than law. Laws are the foundation of society — and the implementation of new laws can have...
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...
Students and teachers across the country have returned returning to the classroom amid a pandemic that shut down schools in much of the country for months. Some teachers are quitting due to safety...
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...
The average annual cost of attending a private, four-year college or university climbed from less than $10,000 to more than $43,000 between 1986 and 2018. Even after accounting for inflation, tuition...
Thanks to a dangerous surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, many schools throughout the country that attempted to start the year with full in-person classes have already had to revert to virtual learning....