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A Learning Society: Can America Get its Bounce Back?
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Slide title: Economic Impact of the Achievement Gap in America's Schools

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* Achievement gap between U.S. and foreign students reduces GDP by $1.3 $2.3 trillion.
* Cost of gaps among white, Latino and black students is between $310 and $525 billion, or 2 - 4% of GDP.

Slide image: cover of the report titled "The Economic Impact of the Achievement Gap in America's Schools"

Slide image credit: McKinsey & Company

Slide background image: photo of a cyberenvironment
Slide background image credit: Blake Harvey, NCSA

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