September 15, 2006
Report Card on Colleges Finds U.S. Is Slipping
Progress in America slows as it is 'outperformed by many other countries'
The United States is beginning to slip from its status as a world leader in higher education, including on measures of college participation among young adults and degree completion, according to a national report card on higher education that was released last week.
The new international comparisons included in the report, a state-by-state analysis of higher-education performance conducted by the National