10 percent of U.S. public school students struggle with the English language, while just 1 percent of its teachers are qualified to instruct them.
Student loan debt has nearly tripled in a decade as all other types of household debt decline post-recession - and now the interest rates may get tied to the market.
Degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) lead to higher paychecks. Asians dominate these fields.
Despite rising costs, U.S. college enrollment is up 37.3% since 2000. Hispanic and black students show the largest gains.
More public school teachers hold masters’ degrees than their counterparts in private schools. And those higher degrees help students.
Student loan debt has grown 275% in the last decade. Americans now owe more to student loans than to their credit cards.
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