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UNICEF Education Ranking

February 20, 2007 1 min read

The United States ranked 14th out of 24 nations in a report by UNICEF comparing the educational well-being of children in industrialized countries.

Belgium, Canada, and Poland achieved the top three rankings in the survey. The factors used for comparison were the average achievement in reading, math, and science by age 15, the percentage of 15- to 19-year-olds who remain in school, and the transition from school to employment.

“An Overview of Child Well-Being in Rich Countries” is available from UNICEF.

A version of this article appeared in the February 21, 2007 edition of Education Week

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