Both student and school-level factors can predict academic resilience. Which factors matter most? This infographic explores the results of the brief, Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Students Who Are Academically Successful, which uses 2011 eighth-grade data from the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) to examine academic resiliency cross-nationally.
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9 Jul 2015
The annual Indicators of School Crime and Safety report, co-produced by AIR, presents the most current data on crime and safety at schools and on college campuses from the perspectives of students, teachers, principals and postsecondary institutions. The 2015 report includes a new section on college hate crimes, many of them involving race or sexual orientation; this infographic breaks down those crimes by categories of bias.
1 Jul 2015
On November 30, 1975, President Gerald Ford signed into law the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, which later became the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. This infographic shows how students with disabilities still struggle with basic reading and mathematics skills, and with school discipline.
18 Jun 2015
Results from an international assessment of basic skills found that 58 million American adults have low skills in working with and using mathematical information (numeracy). This infographic demonstrates where the U.S. falls among the 23 countries included in the assessment.
8 Jun 2015
College completion rates vary by a number of factors. This infographic demonstrates the difference in completion rates between students, in Florida, from poor families, and those from non-poor families.
26 May 2015
Teachers’ access to professional learning supports varies widely across the world. According to the 2013 Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS), access to opportunities for collaboration, barriers to professional development, and sources of feedback look different in the United States when compared with other countries. In a three-part series, we explore these differences.
26 May 2015
The third in a series of three infographics explores the results of the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS). Our first infographic in the series, Do U.S. Teachers Learn from One Another?, explores differences across the world in teacher-to-teacher supports and opportunities for collaboration. The second infographic in the series, Teachers' Professional Development Barriers, looks at the various factors that prevent teachers from participating in their professional development.
10 May 2015
This infographic, created using data from School Composition and the Black-White Achievement Gap, addresses the question, "Does the Black-White achievement gap look the same for both girls and boys?"
6 May 2015
Dr. Mark Schneider, President of College Measures and a Vice President at AIR, testified May 6, 2015 before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions on the need to make consumer information more readily available for those pursuing a postsecondary education, including associate’s degrees and certificates. These are his remarks.
29 Apr 2015
A 2015 report showed that in Colorado, higher education pays off for those who earn postsecondary credentials. Graduates with postsecondary degrees working in Colorado after graduation can average as much as $20,000 more than high school graduates. However, ten years out, the pay gap between those with different types of postsecondary degrees narrows considerably, as these two infographics show.