From health insurance to prescription drug prices, the cost of healthcare has been a political issue for decades.
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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.
Early childhood education programs are increasingly popular. In 2017, two-thirds of preschool-aged children attended such programs.