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

Reading & Literacy Tracker Which States Have Passed 'Science of Reading' Laws? What's in Them?
Education Week tracks which states mandate that schools use evidence-based methods to teach young students how to read.
Sarah Schwartz, July 20, 2022
1 min read
School Climate & Safety Tracker School Shootings This Year: How Many and Where
Education Week is tracking K-12 school shootings in 2022 with injuries or deaths. See the number of incidents and where they occurred.
January 5, 2022
3 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 more than 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