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InteractiveChronic Absence across the United States, 2017-18 School Year
In 2021, The Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution has re-published an interactive map using national chronic absence data reported by school districts to the U.S. Department of Educa...
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Chronic School Absenteeism in the United States
Chronic absenteeism is defined as when a student misses more days of school than a particular threshold—in these data, measured as 15 total days in the 2013-14…
Rates of Drug Use and Sales, by Race; Rates of Drug Related Criminal Justice Measures, by Race
Black and white Americans sell and use drugs at similar rates, but black Americans are 2.7 times as likely to be arrested for drug-related offenses.
Probability of a 65-Year-Old Living to a Given Age, by Sex and Year
Americans today are living longer than did previous generations, thanks to advances in medicine and changes in lifestyle.
Share of Students with Access to Charter Schools, by State
Explore state-level variation in charter school access and enrollment between 2000 and 2015.In the past 25 years, 43 states and the District of Columbia have p…
The American Worker: How Occupations & Earnings Have Changed
Explore changes in employment, occupations, and earnings between 1990 and 2013 for men and women of different education levels.There has been tremendous focus …