The Statistics on Student Attention Spans

The app, Brainscape, provides study tools for serious students, and their team noticed a fascinating statistic: students who use their app to study are putting in more and more hours, implying that their attention spans are improving. The team at Brainscape delved deeper into the data to get a true picture of the statistics and to find out why students who use their app are bucking the trends.

U.S. States That Spend the Most on Education

Not every state or district spends the same amount of money on each student’s education. In fact, the numbers can vary pretty widely. That’s why the team at decided to research just how much each state, and even each district spends on education per student.

Academic Probation: How to Avoid & Deal With It

Academic probation sounds really scary, as it puts your graduation at risk. Besides, it’s emotionally and psychologically burdensome as nobody wants to drop out because of poor performance or course requirements’ non-completion. Here is a detailed step-by-step guide with measures you should take to change your approach to studies and improve your academic knowledge and grades quickly.

Taking the Transfer Path for College

Transfer students actually have quite a leg up in terms of finishing college. Learn more about this phenomena and how it might be your way toward a 4 year degree in the infographic below, courtesy of the Kentucky Student Success Collaborative.

Supporting Student Basic Needs

Did you know that many college students don’t have enough to eat and some are even homeless? It doesn’t have to be this way. Learn more about how organizations are more mindfully supporting student basic needs in the visual deep dive below, courtesy of the Kentucky Student Success Collaborative.

Which States Have the Highest and Lowest Student/Teacher Ratios?

The average public school student/teacher ratio in the United States is approximately 15 students to one teacher, according to Public School Review. The team at AAAStateofPlay has created a guide to the average student/teacher ratio by state to highlight where classroom size reform may be needed and to provide insights into each state’s educational system to help parents, teachers, and caregivers make informed decisions.

College Mergers: How Education Can Stay Afloat

Given the state of the economy, it is no longer a foregone conclusion that future generations all want to go to college. That, coupled with increased costs have led to a precarious financial positions where some colleges are closing their doors. Learn how college mergers are a viable solution for some in the following infographic.

How Much More High School Graduates Earn Than Non-Graduates

The state of the education system in America has many young people questioning the payoff of a college degree, as well as weighing the pros and cons of a high school diploma vs. no diploma. To help students best determine the right course of action for them, here is a guide exploring the average salary by education level and how much a high school diploma is worth in every state.

U.S. Schools That Have Won the Most National Blue Ribbons

The U.S. Department of Education created the National Blue Ribbon Schools program in 1982 to award schools for their academic excellence. More than 10,000 schools have been given this award since the program was created. The following graphic visualizes which schools have won the most National Blue Ribbons through the years. See which schools come out on top.