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29,092 K-12 students reported harassment or bullying based on their sex, race, or disability in 2020–2021, an 84% decrease from 2011–2012.
There are over 830,000 apprentices, and they’re becoming more popular — the number of new apprentices increased by 82.1% between 2008 and 2021.
Nationally, 1.3% of US public school teachers in 2020–2021 were Black men — a decline from 6.5% just three years before.
Almost five billion free or reduced-price school lunches were served to over 30 million public school students during fiscal year 2022.
Although literacy varies across states, the average literacy rate of the US hasn’t changed since 2012.
Public schools have expanded their mental health services since the pandemic, but school staff still report barriers to progress.
Public school funding comes primarily from local and state governments, while the federal government provides about 8% of local school funding.
US charter school enrollment more than doubled since 2010.
Analysis from the Government Accountability Office found key differences between charter schools that did and did not receive special grants.
California has the largest number of residents leaving the state to attend college elsewhere.