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Over 600,000 kids pass through the US foster care system annually; some will be adopted, but most will be reunited with their parents.
The US foster care system serves over 600,000 kids annually. West Virginia, Alaska, and Montana have the highest rates.
Although literacy varies across states, the average literacy rate of the US hasn’t changed since 2012.
Women's representation in Congress and participation in the workforce has grown, but disparities still exist at home and elsewhere.
The US government generates data on everything from unemployment rates to the status of endangered marine mammals. Here’s why that’s important.
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.
Race and ethnicity are bigger factors in determining health care coverage, compared to education levels.
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