How do schools spend their money?
Does the education level of teachers differ by school type?
Are there differences in skill levels of children as they enter kindergarten?
Students’ assessment scores in reading, math, and science were lowest for students in households with incomes below the federal poverty level and highest for students in households with incomes at or above 200 percent of the federal poverty level in 2010–11. http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2012/2012049.pdf
How do U.S. 15-year-olds compare to their international peers?
Are achievement gaps closing?
Results from the 2012 NAEP trend assessment show some progress in the narrowing of the White-Black and White-Hispanic score gaps in reading and mathematics since the 1970s. http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/studies/gaps/
What percent of students receive grants at different types of 4-year colleges?
How many postsecondary degrees are awarded in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)?
In 2012–13, a total of 574,000 STEM degrees or certificates were conferred. http://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/d14/tables/dt14_318.45.asp
Has the prevalence of crime in schools changed over time?
What are the graduation rates for students obtaining a bachelor’s degree?
59 percent of first-time, full-time students who began seeking a bachelor’s degree at a 4-year institution in fall 2006 completed the degree at that institution within 6 years. https://nces.ed.gov/programs/coe/indicator_cva.asp