New 2009 Census data finds second generation immigrants better educated, earning more and less likely to be in poverty than foreign-born immigrants. Compare the educational attainment of different generations of immigrants
For the first time in more than a century, people with a college degree are beating their less educated counterparts down the aisle, and white women under 40 are leading the charge.
Revenue per pupil for public elementary and secondary school students vary greatly between and within states, according to a new report from the National Center for Education Statistics. Compare education funding by region and state for the 2007-2008 school year.
With 45 percent of students at or above 'advanced' in math, Taiwan is among the top performing nations in the most recent international science and math assessments. The U.S. rate is 6. The next assessment takes place in the coming school year.
Related: International Science Achievement
Should your middle schooler be brushing up on science during the summer break? Explore how U.S. fourth- and eighth-graders compare to their international peers with our interactive graphical scorecard. Tomorrow: Math.
Related: International Math Achievement
Although most economists agree that education packs a powerful economic punch, they disagree on what contributes to the payoff.