Young people are self-segregating based on their political views at frightening levels, contributing to the growing problem of political polarization.
In the wake of the 2016 election, many young Americans see the best ways to effect change as outside of the political system.
President Trump’s extreme unpopularity among young voters could have a devastating impact on the Republican Party down the road.
Despite an apparent increase in millennials’ interest in politics, only 25 percent found the idea of working in public service to be appealing.
In the 2016 test administrations, women comprised only a quarter of test-takers in STEM subjects like physics, calculus and computer science; while making up roughly half of test-takers in non-STEM fields like US History.
School systems are working to improve and engage more students in advanced academics, but the representation gap between black and white students remains almost as wide as it ever was.