1. Across the U.S. and all occupations, there are 3.6 people for every one job. In STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields, there’s one person for every 1.9 jobs.
  2. In Texas, more than 35 days of the 180 are spent in testing.
  3. American students are in school for 180 days a year vs. Korea’s 220 and Japan’s 243.
  4. 31.8% of teachers say it’s “very challenging” to foster creativity since implementing the Common Core State Standards.
  5. Nearly 50% of teachers feel unprepared to teach the Common Core State Standards.
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