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America’s Hgher Education “Advantage”


Here is another of the repetitious studies lamenting that the U.S. is “losing its advantage” in higher education, meaning that some other nations are spending more money and graduating a larger percentage of students. These things always suggest that something bad will happen economically unless we regain the top spot. The trouble with that argument is that economic success doesn’t really hinge on the amount of formal education that citizens have.


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