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"TheEconomic Impact of the Achievement Gap in America's Schools"
concludedthat the growing gaps in educational achievement between
theUSA(graduates) and the industrialized nations, "impose the
economicequivalentof a permanent recession -- one substantially
largerthan thedeep recession thecountry is currently experiencing."
The Colossal Failure of U.S. K-16 Schooling
is America's #1 Problem.
A 2013 International Report has U.S. Universities collectively ranked #14. Thatjudgment is a bit harsh. Of America's 3,600+ BA-BS, MS, PhD colleges anduniversities, the U.S. Top 600 can hold their own in any international comparison.The problem is -- some states, like Florida, may not have any oftheir Higher-Ed schools ranked in the U.S.Top 600. Thesestates will have "untraceable" workforces and Third-World local economies inthe 21st Century.