Sunday, February 24, 2013

Bad math to cost US trade leadership, trillions of dollars. (VIDEO)

This group erroneously (or on purpose) blames the US teachers who have to follow the "no child left behind" George Bush policy meant to dumb down American kids.

For the first time since the Second World War, the US is not the largest importer and exporter of goods.

China has taken that mantle, with questions being asked about why American commerce seems to be swimming against the tide.

RT's Gayane Chichakyan takes a closer look at how America's current education system, can affect the economy of the future.

Fifteen-year-olds in the U.S. ranked 25th among peers from 34 countries on a math test and scored in the middle in science and reading, while China’s Shanghai topped the charts, raising concern that the U.S. isn’t prepared to succeed in the global economy.


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