Education in America, Pt I

How's the US education system performing relative to other countries? How can we improve our own performance?

There are many opinions and narratives about what to do, and in this episode, Xander and Erik dive into the data to understand which hold water, and which are swept away by facts.

PISA and NAEP scores over time

US Education Spending Comparison

US K-12 Education Spending vs. Performance

Teacher Pay

Poverty and Performance



Many of our sources are in our companion articles, which are linked below:

Other Sources


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