Jobs & Unemployment
When the government releases new data—or when we go digging for hard-to-find, interesting information—you’ll find the resulting reports here. The Census Bureau, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Congressional Budget Office, and more: we provide bias-free context and visuals to help you understand the latest from these agencies. USAFacts is always digging into data, so check back often for new reports.
Women make up 89% of teachers at public elementary schools and 60% at public high schools. Over 65% of public school teachers would not give up their work for a higher-paying job.
Eleven percent of households with children reported having no live contact with a teacher in the past week.
While the number of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics degrees earned by women increased in recent years, there’s still a gender gap.
Long before graduation, factors including early education, household income gaps, and disciplinary actions affect students’ abilities to access resources and succeed in school. These elements impact racial and ethnic groups differently and contribute to these unequal educational outcomes.
For most schools, athletics constitute a small portion of revenue. But in the Power Five Conferences—ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12, and SEC—football represents a larger portion of institution revenue.
As concerns about the spread of COVID-19 continue, administrators are deciding whether to start instruction for the new school year online, in person or a hybrid of both.
As of 2018, 46% of children aged three to four were not enrolled in any pre-primary program, including preschool and kindergarten.
Forty-two million people, or one in six American adults, currently carry a federal student loan. The nation’s overall student debt reached $1.6 trillion in June 2019. What’s behind this large number?
More and more Americans are going to college as tuition increases. But what’s the actual cost of higher education? Here’s an analysis of how colleges finances work and how tuition factors in.
Teacher salaries have increased in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., but for some states the increases have not kept pace with inflation.
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