Wednesday, November 20, 2013

U.S.A. for Dummies

Here's an interesting fact:

Total spending on education in the U.S. is 15 percent of all government expenditures, or $1 trillion annually. This is more than the U.S. spends on national defense (13 percent) and amounts to slightly less than 6 percent of the nation’s Gross National Product (GDP).

This excerpt comes from the article titled and linked below "OECD: Lack of Basic Skills in US is a 'Matter of Deep Concern'"

And yet most Americans fail at basic skill levels in math, reading, and problem solving. Maybe this explains why our current federal government is in such disarray!

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American basic skills in the tank!

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