Regularly updated data projects about important topics in education

Below is a list of our current trackers. For questions and feedback, or information about our previous trackers, please email the Education Week Library at

School Climate & Safety Tracker School Shootings This Year: How Many and Where
Education Week is tracking K-12 school shootings in 2022. See the number of incidents and where they occurred in our map and data table.
January 5, 2022
3 min read
States Tracker Which States Ban Mask Mandates in Schools, and Which Require Masks?
To better understand where school districts can and can't require masks, Education Week is tracking state-level school mask mandates.
Stacey Decker, August 20, 2021
1 min read
School & District Management Tracker Enrollment Data: How Many Students Went Missing in Your State?
America's public school system lost more than 1.3 million students during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an Education Week analysis.
1 min read
States Tracker Map: Where Critical Race Theory Is Under Attack
Education Week summarizes where state policymakers are attempting to censor the way teachers talk about racism and gender.
Sarah Schwartz, June 11, 2021
5 min read
School Climate & Safety Tracker School Shootings Over Time: Incidents, Injuries, and Deaths
Explore the data on school shootings that have resulted in injuries or deaths.
March 23, 2021
School & District Management Tracker Data: The Schools Named After Confederate Figures
Since June 2020, Education Week has tracked if & when the almost 300 schools named after men with ties to the Confederacy changed their names.
Corey Mitchell, June 17, 2020
3 min read
Teaching Profession Tracker Educators We’ve Lost to the Coronavirus
In this memorial, we remember some of the dedicated educators lost to their communities and to the field.
April 3, 2020
1 min read