[caption id="attachment_111618" align="alignleft" width="215"] Better access to financial aid information and smaller-scale interventions (such as after-school enrichment programs) are just two ways that education leaders can boost high school and college completion.[/caption]

Earning a college degree increases one's earning potential and economic value significantly—yet the United States is being outpaced by many other countries in the percentage of students completing college.

The authors of "A Dozen Economic Facts About K-12 Education" identify key facts about K-12 education and include tips on how improvements can benefit U.S. students and the national economy. Here are...

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