A Nation at Risk, released 30 years ago, declared that “the educational foundations of our society are presently being eroded by a rising tide of mediocrity that threatens our very future as a nation and a people.”  To mark the anniversary of this landmark report, here is a look at comparative data on selected aspects of American education over decades since the report, highlighting academic, demographic, and other trends.

A Nation At Risk 30 Years Later: Where Are They Now?

Source: Education Week