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Between 2000 and 2019, the price the average college student paid for tuition, fees, and room and board increased 59%.
Student loan debt is on the rise. Three proposals are being considered to forgive some or all public student loan debt in the US. An analysis of government data shows how each proposal would affect Americans depending on the size of their debt, their race or ethnicity or their income.
A $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan. Expanding civil rights and environmental protections. Here are the facts to understand the goals of the new administration.
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.
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