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  • By the Numbers: Financial Literacy in U.S. Schools

    By the Numbers: Financial Literacy in U.S. Schools

    How to best teach students the skills they need to become financially literate adults is a hot topic in education right now. To gain insight into how schools are addressing this important subject, MDR spoke to over 600 teachers and administrators. We asked what financial literacy instruction currently looks like in their districts, which grade…

  • What does enrollment look like in U.S. public schools?

    What does enrollment look like in U.S. public schools?

    This information can help you know which states and districts represent the best opportunities for your products and services. Our public school enrollment infographic offers a snapshot of data by district size, region, and ten year trends. Get answers to these questions, and more: Download the Stats Get all the enrollment stats by providing a…

  • U.S. School Spending Update

    U.S. School Spending Update

    Get details on All Instructional Materials and Current Expenditure spending in U.S. schools. MDR tracks school spending in U.S. K-12 public schools in two categories—All Instructional Materials (AIM) and Current Expenditures. Buying decisions and purchases for school-related products and services aren’t limited to one distinct “back-to-school season.” Classroom teachers spend their school budgets and out-of-pocket…

  • Public School Calendar of Open and Close Dates

    Public School Calendar of Open and Close Dates

    Use the school calendar to time your education marketing campaigns and promotions to arrive on opening day or take advantage of unspent money at year-end. Plan, segment, and deploy your marketing campaigns according to a school’s opening and closing dates. For the 2023-2024 school year, 44% of schools reported an opening date between August 16…

  • How Do School Supply Lists Get Created?

    How Do School Supply Lists Get Created?

    Download the infographic to get all the school supply list stats. Every year, millions of families head out with a new school supply list to purchase the notebooks, three-ring binders, pencils, crayons, and backpacks that children need to be ready to learn. How do these school lists happen? Together with WeAreTeachers.com, we gathered research from…

  • How Teachers Use Social Media

    How Teachers Use Social Media

    Teachers use social media daily to search for classroom ideas, connect to one another, and shop for deals But how exactly do they use it? Which channels do they visit daily? Is there a favorite channel that teachers can’t get enough of, and one that they’re willing to ditch? We did the legwork, so you…