65

of parents believe companies and brands can do more to represent learners from all backgrounds in back-to-school messaging.

Google/Ipsos Study, back-to-school Insights, U.S., July 2017 (n=488 parents of children aged 6-17)

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If each hour of back-to-school YouTube content watched in 2016 alone was represented by a pencil, they would stretch from Brisbane, California to Brisbane, Australia and back.

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