U.S. Students’ Low Math Test Proficiency Could Have Consequences For GDP

U.S. Students’ Low Math Test Proficiency Could Have Consequences For GDP
Joy Resmovits  8/18/11   The Huffington Post

U.S. students rank poorly in proficiency on both domestic and international math exams, a problem that could cost the country $75 trillion over 80 years, according to a new study.

U.S. students fall behind 31 countries in math proficiency and behind 16 countries in reading proficiency, according to the report released Wednesday, titled “Globally Challenged: Are U.S. Students Ready to Compete?

 

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