# 1 – What is the population of US? India? China?
USA India China 300 Million 1.1 Billion 1.3 Billion
#2 – How many K-12 students are there in the USA? In India? In China? Source: Hechinger Institute, Columbia University Institute of Psychology Study at the Chinese Academy of Sciences BONUS QUESTION: How many Chinese students are in Gifted and Talented programs? 35M USA INDIA CHINA Total 54M 212M 194M K-8 38M 177M 170M High School 16M 35M 24M
# 3 - What percent of engineering PhD’s from US colleges are awarded to foreign students annually?
BONUS QUESTIONS: What percent of college graduates receive a degree in Science or Engineering in the USA? In India? In China? What percent of US college graduates are Engineers? 5% USA India China 17% 42% 58%
# 4 – What are the most widely taught foreign languages in US schools? In China? India? BONUS QUESTIONS: What languages has the CIA identified as most strategic for the 21st century? A) Spanish, French and Latin? B) Hindi, Mandarin, Arabic and Farsi? Why do we still teach French in American Schools? USA India China Spanish French Latin English English
Comparing H. S. Curricula – India & US 9 th Grade 10 th Grade 11 th Grade 12 th Grade Academics India (Apoorva) Math, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, World History, Geography, English Grammar, English Literature, Hindi Grammar, Hindi Literature, Civics, Computers Math, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, World History, Geography, English Grammar, English Literature, Hindi Grammar, Hindi Literature, Civics, Computers Must pass Proficiency exam in all subjects Math, Chemistry, Physics, English Grammar, English Literature, Computers, Environmental Education Math, Chemistry, Physics, English Grammar, English Literature, Computers, Environmental Education Academics USA (Neil) English, Algebra, Biology , Spanish, Drawing, Interpersonal Relationships, Newspaper, Physical Education English, Pre-Calculus, Chemistry I , World History, Spanish II, Physical Education, Newspaper, Drawing 2 English, History, Calculus 1 & 2, Physics I , US History , Spanish III, Advanced Physical Conditioning, Newspaper English Lit & Composition, Creative Writing, Statistics I & II, Environmental Science , Macroeconomics, Spanish IV, Recreational Games, Newspaper