Education Facts: 10/16/2012

Today, there are some 5,600 charter schools operating in 41 states and D.C., putting Catholic schools at a distinct disadvantage. In the 1987-88 school year, there were about 65,000 first-year teachers; by 2007-08, there were more than 200,000. On the NAEP writing...

Education Facts: 10/9/2012

2009 data show only 38% of U.S. 12th graders were at or above the proficient level in reading and just 26% were in math. Total K-12 spending in the U.S. hit $809 billion in 2010, doubling between 1970 and 2012. According to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities,...