In a follow up to last week’s graph, I have added a demographic graph of New York State, which provides the number of students in each grade in the 2017-2018 school year by race. The hover information includes percentages for each group. The data comes from the National Center for …Read More »
A new interactive graph was posted which gives population by age and race as of October 2018. The data is from the Census Bureau page School Enrollment in the United States: October 2018 – Detailed Tables and collected from the excel files in Table 2. The hover information will provide …Read More »
The EPI article Schools are still segregated, and black children are paying a price by Emma García (2/12/2020) provides an overview of inequities in secondary schools. Figure B in the article is copied here and speaks clearly to issues of inequality by race. There is also a political perspective that …Read More »
The Pew article, The most common age among whites in U.S. is 58, more than double that of racial and ethnic minorities by katherine Schaeffer (7/30/19) provides this graph of the distribution of age by race. Whites had a median age of 44, meaning that if you lined up all …Read More »
What percent of congress are immigrants or children of immigrants and what part of the country do they represent?
The PEW article In 116th Congress, at least 13% of lawmakers are immigrants or the children of immigrants by A.W. Geiger (1/24/19) provides an overview of the immigrant status of congress. The chart copied here show that the West has a greater number of immigrant or child of immigrant lawmaker. …Read More »
The Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) report, Graduate Enrollment and Degrees 2007 to 2017 (Oct 2018) provides data on enrollment and degrees in graduate school by gender and race. For example, the graph here is Figure 2 in their report and provides enrollment data by field of study and gender. …Read More »