State performance standards represent how much the state expects the student to learn in order to be considered proficient in reading, mathematics, and science. This AIR infographic shows that there is considerable variance in state performance standards, exposing a large gap in expectations between the states with the highest standards and the states with the lowest standards.
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9 Jun 2014
Data from the Indicators of School Crime and Safety 2013, released today by the National Center for Education Statistics and the Bureau of Justice Statistics, and which AIR played a major role in developing, show reports of college campus sex offenses have risen 52% since 2001.
17 Apr 2018
This infographic illuminates the disposable and discretionary income of people with disabilities compared with other similarly sized market segments, such as African Americans and Hispanics.
11 Apr 2018
Who enrolls in postsecondary competency-based education? Using data from programs in the CBE Student Outcomes Research Collaborative, we explore the demographic characteristics of postsecondary CBE students.
21 Jun 2017
Transitional kindergarten is a universal, age-based early childhood program in California that is intended to prepare five-year-olds for kindergarten.
18 May 2017
According to data from the 2016 Indicators of School Crime and Safety report, in 2015, about 15 percent of U.S. fourth-graders and 7 percent of U.S. eighth-graders reported experiencing bullying at least once a month. These percentages were lower than the international averages of 16 and 8 percent; this infographic breaks down the differences by country.
17 Feb 2017
What happens when students try to make up algebra credits virtually instead of in a classroom setting? In this infographic, we share the results from an AIR study, The Back on Track Study: Using Online Courses for Credit Recovery.
15 Sep 2016
How many students in our nation’s kindergarten classrooms were born outside the United States? Where do they come from and what languages do they speak? As students enter new classrooms this fall, Shannon Russell, Jeremy Redford, and Meghan McQuiggan explore these questions and more using the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 2010-11 data.
24 Oct 2016
How do suspensions and expulsions differ for students from various racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds?
14 Oct 2016
This infographic shows that the proportion of Americans enrolling in Social Security by age 65 has dropped. This can cause confusion about Medicare enrollment, leading to costly penalties.