The Child Opportunity Index, created by Diversity Data Kids, helps identify neighborhood characteristics affecting children’s outcomes.
Posts about data on school enrollments and populations, educational attainment, revenues and expenditures, school and school district performance & more.
Identifying which students are at higher risk of falling behind and needing support is key to addressing inequality exacerbated by the pandemic.
The need for public school counselors is acute, and yet counselors are scarce. Nearly 1in 5 students don’t have access to a counselor in their school.
In 2015, 68 percent of students graduating from four-year colleges had student loan debt, with an average debt of $30,100. Studies suggest 40% of borrowers may default on federal loans in 20 years. Knowing the geographic variation of this debt can help researchers and policymakers understand the extent of the issue.
New 2012-2016 Census ACS data is up on PolicyMap with new indicators on occupations, pre-K and post-secondary enrollment, military healthcare, and more!