In the education wars, it seems Asia has jumped ahead. A new study by the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has found that South Korea and other Asian nations are ahead of the U.S. and European countries in getting their students educated. Even though America has some of the highest education spending levels and has the much-touted No Child Left Behind Act, Asian students are completing college degrees in record numbers and outpacing Americans and Europeans in high school. Paul Basken provides a summary of the situation in this article from Bloomberg.
A version of this news article first appeared in the Around the Web blog.