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Laysha Ward: Education and business: Ideas for a brighter future

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Laysha Ward: Education and business: Ideas for a brighter future

If we used the same metrics in education that we do in business, the U.S. system would get an F when it comes to ROI. At $1.3 trillion a year, America is spending more on education than any country in the world — yet we rank 25th in math, 17th in science and 14th in reading ... According to an estimate from the Alliance for Excellent Education, if that trend continues, over the next decade we will lose 13 million students at a lifetime cost in lost wages of more than $3 trillion.
Categories: International Comparisons
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