“education” Charts

Children Living in Poverty »

Across the U.S., large numbers of children are affected by one or more risk factors linked to academic failure and…

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 923
Score: 13

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: 565
Score: 12

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: 326
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: 415
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: 365
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: 288
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: 228
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: 305
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: 1308
Score: 7

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: 310
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: 417
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: 616
Score: 6

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: 368
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: 117
Score: 5

A Real Public Education Report Card »

Wouldn’t it be great if we could see how well students are performing across generations? And wouldn’t it be even…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 360
Score: 5

College Opportunity: Who Makes It Through the Bottleneck? »

Many occupations require a college education, and the economic returns to a BA are, on average, sizeable. It is therefore…

The Brookings Institution
by: The Brookings Institution
views: 419
Score: 5

Failure prioritizing children with HIV in Africa »

Globally, 3.2M children under 15 were living with HIV in 2013, which amounts to 9.1% of all people living with…

Amparo C.
by: Amparo C.
views: 139
Score: 4

#OccupyEducation: Higher Student Debt, Lower Quality of Life »

Quality of life in terms of financial and physical well-being is drastically different for college grads who walked away with…

Kathleen Reynolds
by: Kathleen Reynolds
views: 190
Score: 4

Who Does the Rising Cost of College Affect Most? »

It is no secret that the cost of college has been rising rapidly for several decades now, though how it…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 210
Score: 4

Mass Illiteracy - The Unequal Education of Women »

Much of Sub-Sahara Africa and other developing countries fail to educate women. In fact, nearly one in two of the…

Kathleen Reynolds
by: Kathleen Reynolds
views: 254
Score: 4

More States Rejecting Common Core »

South Carolina and Oklahoma have joined Indiana as the first three states to exit Common Core. Other states are becoming…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 249
Score: 4

Standardized Tests Do Not Predict Performance »

A study found that there is no significant difference between the college GPAs of students who submit standardized tests scores…

Kathleen Reynolds
by: Kathleen Reynolds
views: 138
Score: 4

Even With College Diploma, Millennials Are In Trouble »

The economy and current recession have hit the Millennial generation hard. Even though Millennials have achieved higher levels of education…

Melissa McNeill
by: Melissa McNeill
views: 133
Score: 4

Lower Educational Scores Linked to Income Inequality »

In an international analysis published in Lancet, and an analysis of the 50 US states published in Social Science and…

Equality Trust
by: Equality Trust
views: 227
Score: 4

Vision Trumps Other Senses for Memory »

Hear a piece of information, and three days later you'll remember 10 percent of it. Add a picture and you'll…

Anonymous
by: Anonymous
views: 164
Score: 4

How We Pay For College »

College is no cheap institution and with prices only increasing, it gets increasingly harder to pay. Under a quarter of…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 192
Score: 3

#StudyAbroad: a Growing Trend »

While the global trend for all continents is for more and more students to study abroad, North America's growth pales…

Kathleen Reynolds
by: Kathleen Reynolds
views: 184
Score: 3

The Decline of Sexual Transmissions »

While overall there has been a sharp decline in the cases of STDs reported by state health departments, there have…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 50
Score: 3

More Money, More College... More College, More Money »

It's a vicious cycle, alright. That's why in Tennessee, a new bill provides two years of free tuition at a…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 463
Score: 3

Who Runs for Office in America? By Education »

Those who have attended higher education and finished at least some undergraduate study disproportionately run for public office at higher…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 16
Score: 3

Race Gaps in Early Years Development »

Wide gaps in developmental opportunities during the critical early years signal the existence of an important bottleneck. A child who…

The Brookings Institution
by: The Brookings Institution
views: 204
Score: 3

How Important is a Degree After High School? »

In a postsecondary education age characterized by large student loans and unpromising job prospects, Americans nonetheless regard a degree after…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 97
Score: 3

"I Do", With A College Degree Too »

As of 2012, 20.7% of married woman are more educated then their husbands, now surpassing the percent of married men…

Rachel
by: Rachel
views: 130
Score: 3

Raising the Bar on the Bar Exam »

In purple are the states with the highest passing rates of the Bar exam while the orange bars show the…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 57
Score: 2

Aging Into Law School »

While most law school attendees are recent undergraduate program graduates, there is an increasing amount of applicants who are older,…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 70
Score: 2
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