The United States lags behind more than 20 other industrialized nations on mathematics performance and problem-solving skills in a variety of academic subjects, according to a report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
In addition, the Paris-based organization’s annual report ranked the United States ranks ninth among OECD members in the percentage of 25- to 34-year-olds who have at least a high school diploma.
The report includes statistics on a host of other education measures, such as spending per pupil.
Vol. 25, Issue 04, Page 14Published in Print: September 21, 2005, as International Rankings