The following was sent to me by a friend. It tells a tale that we need to heed. Instead, the people who govern us currently are doing everything they can to destroy our public schools.
This map shows how states could be renamed based on education levels within them. Americans like to think they are #1 in everything, but when it comes to education, the U.S. quickly loses boasting rights. Math and science are particularly rough: U.S. ranks 28th in the world for those subjects. Although we may be a developed nation, when education is broken down by state, we aren't all that different from countries that are more economically challenged.
HomeSnacks.com used information from the U.S. high school graduation rates from the U.S. Census and compared them against the education index of each country from the United Nations Development Program. The result? A map of the U.S. with each state renamed as the country that resembles their level of education.
h/t to Lou Cardamone