The U.S. does not boast the most educated population according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) Education at a Glance 2012 report.
4. United States
5. New Zealand
6. South Korea
7. United Kingdom
Not surprisingly, the report found a correlation between the money spent on education and that country's educated population. Not only that, unemployment was much less for the educated adults than the adults without a college degree.
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