As the pandemic shows no signs of abating, many of us are wondering if the spread of the delta variant of the virus will necessitate a return to remote learning this fall and, if so, which communities are at greatest risk of exacerbated inequalities. To answer these questions, we’ve added new data to PolicyMap.
Posts about data on school enrollments and populations, educational attainment, revenues and expenditures, school and school district performance & more.
PolicyMap is a one-stop shop for visualizing nationally available data that can facilitate the open conversations needed to guide the implementation of fair housing practices in neighborhoods across the United States.
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.