It’s been expected and now it’s finally happened. The College Board reported last Thursday on the growing gap between the United States and other countries in terms of their college graduation rates.
Together with the overall degradation of American high school education written earlier about, this threatens to undermine the nation’s economic competitiveness.
The United States used to be the world’s number one by its college graduates from 25 to 34 years. Now it ranks only 12th among 36 developed nations.