Education

Education levels are on the rise in the United States. According to newly released estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, 79.9 million American adults – 35% of the...
Disparities in school spending have been a point of contention in the American public education system for decades. Because public schools typically receive the bulk of their funding from local...
Disparities in school spending has been a point of contention in the American public education system for decades. Because public schools typically receive the bulk of their funding from local...
The Biden Administration’s recent announcement regarding student debt relief thrust the topic into the forefront of the news. Under the program, students awarded Pell Grants and who took out loans...
Pay for university presidents has been rising dramatically in recent years, and 2021 pay data shows that trend continued through the coronavirus pandemic. Though the pay varies greatly among the...
The coronavirus pandemic heavily disrupted the U.S. public elementary and secondary school system. School shutdowns in 2020 emptied school buildings and wreaked havoc on home life as students and...
U.S. inventions tend to be among the most successful commercially, worth $3 trillion, according to PatentVector, which devised a way to evaluate intellectual property. “From cupholders to...
The high school class of 2022 has graduated, and many of them will be going to college this fall. According to USA Facts, 66.2% of high school graduates will enroll in college within a year of...
Researchers at Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine recently developed a new molecule that targets certain cells that contribute to the progression of heart...
History is filled with extinct occupations. Most of these jobs were accessible to people with the least formal education, from lamplighters to switchboard operators. (These are jobs that used to be...
To get an idea of how modern technological advances are a leading cause in the decline of certain professions, consider the insurance underwriter, a professional who evaluates risk and establishes...
Throughout U.S. history, attending university has led to upward social and economic mobility. But while colleges can help increase the earning power of low-income individuals and reduce income...
Even before hundreds of thousands of students deferred college as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, enrollment in higher education in the U.S. had declined 11%, from 20.5 million in 2011 to 18.2...
Studying abroad has become a major part of the college experience for many American students. Besides an immersion into a host country’s culture, language, history, and cuisine, U.S. students can...
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 to 33.1% in 2019. Americans with college degrees not...