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US Students Fail World Literacy Test

It seems simple enough: Find out what young Americans know about the world and their place in it. So, earlier this year, the Council on Foreign Relations and National Geographic commissioned a survey "to gauge what young people educated in American colleges and universities know about geography, the environment, demographics, U.S. foreign policy, recent international events and economics." Well, evidently, it wasn't that simple, because most of the students who took the...

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