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Published in Print: April 4, 2001, as U.S. Graduates Lag in History

U.S. Graduates Lag in History

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The United States lags or has lost ground on several important education measures when compared with 29 other countries. In literacy, for example, the United States has the highest percentage of secondary school graduates who ranked below an international literacy standard.

Source: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, 2001.

Vol. 20, Issue 29, Page 3

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