Colorado Public Radio education reporter Jenny Brundin.

(Photo: CPR)
A new report that analyzes education trends in several dozen countries says the United States is falling behind in several areas – so much so that a second report is saying American competitiveness is at risk.

Host Ryan Warner talks with CPR education reporter Jenny Brundin about them and tells us about a PBS film crew that went inside an American high school for every one of its 180 day school year. 

REPORTS ON U.S. EDUCATION IN GLOBAL CONTEXT

U.S. Education Slipping in Ranks Worldwide – Council on Foreign Relations

OECD – Education at a Glance 2013 website

OECD – Education at a Glance 2013 report

 

180 DAYS FILM

Click here to watch 180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School

180 Days film website