Money for nothing

The picture of the United States is deeply troubling. Despite having the second-highest per capita GDP, the country does poorly along almost every dimension. It is below average in literacy and technological proficiency, and it’s third from the bottom in numeracy for 16- to 65-year-olds.

via Fareed Zakaria: America’s educational failings – The Washington Post.

All this despite the fact that our Federal government spends more on education every year.