Education Charts

The Startling Reality of College Costs »

We all know college can be expensive, but over the last few decades tuition costs in the U.S. have been…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 786
Score: 21

The Real Life/Death Risks for Our Kids »

Over 1800 teen suicides and fewer than 20 deaths by school shootings per year. Why are we considering spending money…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 1922
Score: 21

Less Jobs, More College »

With college inflation rates rising nearly 500% since 1985, one might expect to see enrollment stagnating. However, quite the opposite…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 242
Score: 15

Why Corporations Want Our Public Schools »

This infographic appears in the Winter 2014 issue of YES! Magazine, Education Uprising: The New Rebels Taking Back Our Public…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 738
Score: 14

Teachers Were Never The Problem »

Social science research over the last few decades has shown that two thirds of student achievement is a product of…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 511
Score: 12

The Federal Budget: Every Child Left Behind »

The USFG’s budget is always under criticism from both sides of the aisle, but why don’t our lawmakers take a…

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 611
Score: 12

When News Leaves You Knowing Less »

In a survey conducted in New Jersey, NPR listeners were much more likely to know that Egyptians successfully overthrew their…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 494
Score: 10

Corporate Reform Can't Help Underemployment »

Arne Duncan’s latest gaffe highlights the critical inequities of federal education “reforms.” Reversing these trends will require policymakers to acknowledge…

Roosevelt Institute
by: Roosevelt Institute
views: 297
Score: 10

Student Debt Could Hold You Back in the Future »

Student debt burdens are weighing on economic fortunes of younger Americans. Households headed by young adults owing student debt lag…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 343
Score: 9

Is Calorie-Reduction Helping Obesity? »

In 2012, as part of a calorie-reduction pledge, 16 US food companies sold 6.4 trillion calories less than in 2007.…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 285
Score: 9

2013-2014 Top 10 Colleges by Post-Graduate Income »

The Universities at the top of the college rankings don't always turn out the most successful (if you measure success…

MJ Gewalt
by: MJ Gewalt
views: 286
Score: 8

The Rich Get Smarter: Higher SAT Scores for Richer Families »

Information collected from College Board, shows SAT test takers from higher earning families are more likely to achieve better SAT…

A.S.
by: A.S.
views: 270
Score: 8

Average College Weekday »

Believe it or not, college students average 8.5 hours of sleep a day during weekdays. College students love their leisure…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 312
Score: 8

Where are Americans Volunteering? (2013) »

Religious and Educational institutions received the bulk of America's volunteer hours in 2013. These significant percentages suggest what Americans are…

MJ Gewalt
by: MJ Gewalt
views: 206
Score: 7

Time for teacher tenure reform »

Teacher tenure is a system built for another era. Created to protect teachers from administrative firing whims, it's now automatically…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 273
Score: 7

High Starting Salaries May Be Hard To Come By For Graduates »

Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction jobs have the highest starting salaries for recent graduates, but also the lowest numbers…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 262
Score: 7

To Put in a Good Word, Put in a Good Read »

It's no surprise that reading more expands our vocabularies. This study found that by age 15, children reading "not much"…

Rachel
by: Rachel
views: 186
Score: 7

College Costs Increased Nearly 4X Faster Than Family Income »

Financial aid has not filled the growing gap between the cost of a college education and median family income, causing…

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 295
Score: 7

Not So Fast: States Increasingly Wary of Common Core »

Common Core is a massively centralized, one-size-fits-all approach towards education. Fortunately, several states have began to push back against Common…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 1291
Score: 7

Californians Paying for Criminals, Not Colleges »

In California, the prison system and the public university system budgets are allocated from the same fund, pitting the two…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 150
Score: 7

High School Dropouts on the Decline (U.S.) »

Dropout rates are on the decline, but what's the main cause? Is it because there are more incentives to get…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 146
Score: 6

Crime Slows While Prisons Grow »

The United States spends more on prisons than education every year. Even though crime rates have continually fallen since the…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 256
Score: 6

Ebola Outbreak: Survival and Fatality Rates Since 1976 »

Since the first outbreak in 1976, Ebola viruses have infected roughly 2,400 people and killed about one-third of them. It's…

NYC Politics
by: NYC Politics
views: 385
Score: 6

How much less is your bachelor's degree worth? »

According to the most recent census, 113,000 janitors in the U.S. have at least a bachelor’s degree. And, over 18,000…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 141
Score: 6

#FoxMisinforms - Obama and Deportation »

I don't love Obama's record on deportation. But I assume Conservatives would ... if they knew the truth. Hats off…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 217
Score: 6

Work is Top Reason Students Leave College Early »

Financial pressures placed on students by increasing tuition rates is the largest factor in students leaving college early.

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 391
Score: 6

The Shocking Truth About Corporal Punishment »

I thought corporal punishment was a relic of the past — until I found this map showing U.S. states that…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 460
Score: 6

Considering The Cost of College: Earnings by Education »

The median annual salaries of Americans across all races increases markedly with each level of educational attainment, though not equally.…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 256
Score: 6

Spend It Or Lose It »

What happens when federal government agencies that spend all their money are rewarded with bigger budgets? This chart breaks down…

The Public Notice
by: The Public Notice
views: 410
Score: 6

Misconceptions Part III: #Immigration »

The public thinks immigration is over twice the actual level. The average guess is that 24% of the population was…

Amparo C.
by: Amparo C.
views: 224
Score: 5

Evolution And Religion: Where Do You Stand? »

Americans' views are largely divided over the issue of evolution. While nearly 60 percent of American adults believe that evolution…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 115
Score: 5

Different Gods: How's Obama Doing? »

Obama's approval ratings vary across religious groups. The most extreme disparity is between Muslims and Mormons with almost the same…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 233
Score: 5

Accidental Death Rates Comparisons »

It seems that efforts to further educate people on gun safety has in large part succeeded. The number of gun-related…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 126
Score: 5

What Are College Students Up To? Certainly Not Slacking Off »

The price of college is higher than ever but not having a degree is even more costly, according to recent…

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 320
Score: 5

Who's Hiring? »

Education and healthcare led the way for the top-hiring industries for recent college graduates for the 2014 year. The starting…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 88
Score: 5
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