Top 10s

A collection of the best and most interesting school data and rankings.


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National Center for Education Statistics
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Largest U.S. school districts by land area

Feb. 16, 2021
The 10 school systems that cover the most land are all in Alaska
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States with the greatest funding effort for K-12 education, 2018

Feb. 8, 2021
A report from the Education Law Center measures which states allocate the highest percentage of their wealth to supporting K-12 schools.
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Largest school districts in Los Angeles County, 2019-20

Jan. 12, 2021
Los Angeles Unified is by far the largest district, but the county has more than 75 public school systems.
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Universities with the greatest numbers of international students, 2019-20

Jan. 5, 2021
New York University tops the list with more than 21,000 international student enrolled.
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Most popular international destinations for U.S. college students, 2018-19

Dec. 22, 2020
The United Kingdom tops the list of countries with the most college students from the United States.
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States with the largest percentage enrollment drop in higher education, fall 2020

Nov. 17, 2020
Colleges and universities have reported significant declines because of Covid-19.
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Largest bond packages approved in Texas, November 2020

Nov. 10, 2020
Voters in the Dallas and San Antonio school districts approved bond issues of more than $1 billion.
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Maine college tops Princeton Review's list of greenest colleges

Nov. 3, 2020
College of the Atlantic is rated the greenest college for the 5th consecutive year
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Among largest districts, who spent the least per pupil in 2017-18?

Oct. 27, 2020
Of the 100 largest districts, 4 school systems in Utah had the lowest per-pupil expenditures in 2017-18