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Throwing Money at The Problem

THE DAILY News Gossip Opinion Arts & Life Apps & Games Sports PART I SAVING OUR SCHOOLS A5 PART DAILY EXCLUSIVE THROWING MONEY AT THE PROBLEM A collaboration between The Daily and Hyperakt The United States is spending more on education but performance is not keeping pace. 23% 15% 5% MORE SPENT PER STUDENT 1990 4TH GRADE READING SCORES* $7,749 4TH GRADE MATH SCORES* *National 2007 Assessment of Educational $10,041 Progress long-term trends, AMERICAN STUDENTS FALLING BEHIND THE WORLD ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION RATE READING SCORES MATH SCORES SCIENCE SCORES 18 ТОР З 17 ТОР З CN TOP 3 ТОР З 30 23 TH TH TH RD CN SG countries HK DE E CN of 25 countries FI E of 65 countries KR E FI :: of 65 countries HK of 65 FI GR E OECD AVG. OECD AVG. OECD AVG. E OECD AVG. U.S. 78% U.S. 502 U.S. 500 1st: China 556 (Shanghai) OECD average 493 U.S. 487 1st: Germany 100% OECD average 82% 1st: China 600 (Shanghai) OECD average 496 1st: China 575 (Shanghai) OECD average 501 VIEW THE DATA ECONOMIC FACTORS PRIMARY EDUCATION SPENDING SECONDARY EDUCATION SPENDING TOTAL EDUCATION SPENDING DISPOSABLE INCOME 4 ТОР З ТОР З TOP 3 TOP 3 ND TH ST ND LU LU LU of 28 I countries of 29 countries of 27 countries CH of 30 countries CH US OECD TOTAL OECD TOTAL OECD TOTAL OECD TOTAL U.S. $9,709 U.S. $13,447 U.S. $29,197 1st: Luxembourg $13,676 OECD total $6,517 U.S. $10,821 1st: Luxembourg $18,144 OECD total $7,966 1st: Luxembourg $34,242 OECD total $19,181 1st: U.S. OECD total $8,857 VIEW THE DATA SOCIAL FACTORS CHILD POVERTY FOREIGN-BORN POPULATION TEENAGE BIRTHS BULLYING IN SCHOOL ТОР З ТОР З TOP 3 ТОР З 8. 2 TH TH ND TH 4" TR LU TR O of 30 countries of 23 countries of 30 countries of 24 Countries CH GR E PL AU TR AT = ш OECD TOTAL шШи ш E OECD TOTAL OECD TOTAL OECD TOTAL U.S. 20.6% U.S. 13.0% U.S. 49.8 U.S. 11.9% 1st: Turkey 24.6% OECD total 12.4% 1st: Luxembourg 34.8% OECD average 12.4% 1st: Mexico 65.8 1st: Turkey 25.3% OECD total 15.5 OECD total 11.0% VIEW THE DATA OECD - Organization of economically developed and emerging countries

Throwing Money at The Problem

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