Paul Krugman's The Uneducated American

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Paul Krugman’s “The Uneducated American” challenges the lingering perception of America as a frontrunner of the world’s educational systems. A place where a primary education free to all is seen as vital, and a higher education is easily attainable for the majority of its populace. However, Krugman asserts that though these acclaims were once well warranted, it has become glaringly evident that we have fallen behind, quoting the fact that not only are Americans less likely than many other countries to graduate with a college degree, but that we are in reality below average in our number college graduates, when stacked up against all other countries with advanced economies. Leaving us with the question of what happened? Krugman allocates this

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