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California has the largest number of residents leaving the state to attend college elsewhere.
In the past five years, public school employees have carried out 27 large-scale walkouts across the country.
Black and Hispanic students had the lowest rates of enrolling in college and graduating four-year college within six years.
Teenage girls and LGBQ+ students are reporting high rates of persistent depression and hopelessness, according to a recent CDC report.
Approximately 7% of male high schoolers and 2% of female high schoolers have carried a gun.
Student debt data highlights racial disparities for Black Americans.
Over a million students experiencing homelessness rely on McKinney-Vento to access school – but many slip through the cracks.
Seven states passed laws to restrict discussion of race, gender identity or sexual orientation in public schools in 2022.
Of the top 10 most educated states, nine are located on the east coast.
Most public K-12 teachers hold a master’s degree, but their median pay is nearly $20,000 lower than the median worker with an advanced degree.