International Comparison of Education Expenditure Country Expenditu Expenditu re re as % /student of GDP ($) United States 8855 3.5 Norway 8476 3.9 Italy 7218 3.2 Australia 6894 3.9 Sweden 6339 4.9 Japan 6266 2.7 Netherlands 5912 3.2 International Comparison of Education Expenditure
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Effectiveness of K-12 Education Country Expenditu Expenditu re re as % /student of GDP ($) United States 8855 3.5 Norway 8476 3.9 Italy 7218 3.2 Australia 6894 3.9 Sweden 6339 4.9 Japan 6266 2.7 Netherlands 5912 3.2 International Comparison of Education Expenditure
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Comparison, By Country FLAIRS-28 FLAIRS-30 Country Count Algeria 1 Beligium 1 Brazil 11 Canada 13 Chile 1 France 10 Germany 11 Greece 1 India 3 Ireland 2 Japan 1 Mexico 2 Romania 1 Russian Federation 1 Saudi Arabi 1 Singapore 3 Spain 1 Sweden 1 United Kingdom 1 United States 126 (66%) FLAIRS-29 Country Count Australia 4 Austria 1 Brazil 6 Canada 16 Czech Republic 3 Egypt 1 France 7 Germany 5 Greece 1 Hong Kong 1 Ireland 4 Italy 3 Japan 1 Korea, Republic Of 3 Mexico 1 Norway 1 Singapore 2 Spain 1 Sweden 3 United Kingdom 2 United States 109 (62%) Country Brazil Canada Chile China Czech Republic Egypt France Germany India Ireland Italy Japan Kenya Korea, Republic Of Mexico New Zealand Saudi Arabia Singapore South Africa Spain Sweden United Arab Emirates United States Count 6 13 1 1 3 1 9 5 2 4 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 85 (55%)
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5. Mean projections and mean student scores are calculated. Student Projection1 Student Score 1 Student Projection 2 Student Score 2 Student Projection 3 Student Score 3 Student Projection 4 Student Score 4 Student Projection 5 Your School Student Score 5 Student Projection 6 Student Score 6 Student Projection 7 Student Score 7 Student Projection 8 Student Score 8 Student Projection 9 Student Score 9 Student Projection 10 Student Score 10 Student Projection 11 Student Score 11 Student Projection 12 Student Score 12 Student Projection 13 Student Score 13 Student Projection 14 Student Score 14 Student Projection 15 Student Score 15 Student Projection 16 Student Score 16 Student Projection 17 Student Score 17 Student Projection 18 Student Score 18 Student Projection 19 Student Score 19 Student Projection 20 Student Score 20 Mean Projected Score Mean Student Score Copyright © 2003. Battelle for Kids
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United States and China: Economy • GDP per capita 7th highest in the world • GDP per capita below world average – Below 6 small countries – Below Brazil and Mexico GDP by end use United States China Household consumption 69% of GDP 39% of GDP Investment in fixed capital 16% of GDP 43% of GDP GDP by sector United States China Agriculture in GDP Less than 1% 8% Industry in GDP 1/5 2/5 Services in GDP 4/5 half
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Ove rall rank 1 2 3 4 5 5 7 8 8 10 11 12 12 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 21 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 29 31 32 33 33 35 36 37 37 39 40 41 Overall Score Country Hong Kong 1.35 Singapore 1.6 Luxembourg 1.63 Estonia 1.65 Ireland 1.7 New Zealand 1.7 United Kingdom 1.75 Denmark 1.76 Iceland 1.76 Australia 1.79 Chile 1.81 Switzerland 1.85 United States 1.85 Sweden 1.89 Finland 1.9 Canada 1.91 The Netherlands 1.95 Germany 2 Austria 2.09 Bahrain 2.1 Belgium 2.13 Cyprus 2.13 Lithuania 2.18 El Salvador 2.2 The Bahamas 2.25 Italy 2.28 Taiwan (China, Republic of) 2.29 Latvia 2.31 Malta 2.33 Norway 2.33 Spain 2.34 Barbados 2.35 Czech Republic 2.36 Israel 2.36 Hungary 2.4 Slovak Republic 2.43 Botswana 2.44 Portugal 2.44 Japan 2.46 Trinidad and Tobago 2.49 Poland 2.54 Ove rall rank 42 43 44 45 45 47 48 48 49 50 52 52 54 54 56 56 58 59 60 60 62 63 63 65 65 67 67 69 70 71 72 72 74 74 76 77 77 79 79 81 81 2005 Overall Score Country Armenia 2.58 Uruguay 2.6 France 2.63 Korea, Republic 2.64 (South Korea) Slovenia 2.64 Belize 2.66 Madagascar 2.68 United Arab 2.68 Bolivia 2.7 Mongolia 2.7 Bulgaria 2.74 Panama 2.74 Costa Rica 2.76 Kuwait 2.76 Peru 2.78 South Africa 2.78 Jordan 2.79 Greece 2.8 Jamaica 2.81 Oman 2.81 Cape Verde 2.84 Cambodia 2.89 Mexico 2.89 Mauritius 2.9 Nicaragua 2.9 Albania 2.93 Mauritania 2.93 Macedonia 2.95 Malaysia 2.96 Thailand 2.98 Saudi Arabia 2.99 Senegal 2.99 Croatia 3 Uganda 3 Lebanon 3.05 Moldova 3.06 Swaziland 3.06 Guyana 3.08 Sri Lanka 3.08 Namibia 3.1 Qatar 3.1 Over all rank 83 84 85 85 85 88 88 90 90 92 93 93 93 93 97 98 98 100 100 102 103 103 103 106 106 106 109 110 111 112 112 114 114 114 117 118 118 118 121 83 84 85 Country Tunisia Bosnia Guatemal Mali Morocco Colombia Ukraine Brazil The Ivory Burkina Fiji Guinea Kenya Kyrgyz Djibouti Ghana Georgia Mozambi Lesotho Azerbaija Chad Egypt Gabon Gambia, Zambia Tanzania Honduras Paraguay China, Turkey Algeria Argentina Ecuador Central Equatorial India Niger Dominica Tunisia Bosnia Guatemal Overa Score 3.14 3.16 3.18 3.18 3.18 3.21 3.21 3.25 3.25 3.26 3.28 3.28 3.28 3.28 3.29 3.3 3.3 3.34 3.34 3.36 3.38 3.38 3.38 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.41 3.43 3.45 3.46 3.46 3.49 3.49 3.49 3.51 3.53 3.53 3.53 3.54 3.14 3.16 3.18 Over all rank 85 85 88 88 90 90 92 93 93 93 93 97 98 98 100 100 102 103 103 103 106 106 106 109 110 111 112 112 114 114 114 117 118 118 118 121 121 121 124 125 126 126 Country Mali Morocco Colombia Ukraine Brazil The Ivory Burkina Fiji Guinea Kenya Kyrgyz Djibouti Ghana Georgia Mozambi Lesotho Azerbaija Chad Egypt Gabon Gambia, Zambia Tanzania Honduras Paraguay China, Turkey Algeria Argentina Ecuador Central Equatorial India Niger Dominica Indonesia Rwanda Russia Romania Cameroon Nepal Overal Score 3.18 3.18 3.21 3.21 3.25 3.25 3.26 3.28 3.28 3.28 3.28 3.29 3.3 3.3 3.34 3.34 3.36 3.38 3.38 3.38 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.41 3.43 3.45 3.46 3.46 3.49 3.49 3.49 3.51 3.53 3.53 3.53 3.54 3.54 3.54 3.56 3.58 3.6 3.6 Over all rank Overa Score 128 Benin 3.63 129 Malawi 3.65 130 Kazakhstan 3.66 131 Togo 3.68 132 Yemen 3.7 133 Ethiopia 3.73 133 Pakistan 3.73 135 Sierra Leone 3.78 136 Congo, 3.8 137 Vietnam 3.83 138 Guinea3.85 139 Syria 3.9 140 Suriname 3.93 141 Bangladesh 3.95 141 Nigeria 3.95 143 Belarus 3.99 144 Tajikistan 4 145 Haiti 4.04 146 Venezuela 4.09 147 Uzbekistan 4.1 148 Iran 4.16 149 Cuba 4.29 150 Laos 4.33 151 Turkmenistan 4.36 151 Zimbabwe 4.36 153 Libya 4.4 154 Burma 4.6 155 Korea, 5 (North Korea) 999 Angola 999 Burundi 999 Congo, (formerly 999 Iraq 999 Serbia and 999 Sudan Country
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TAXATION 1 Corporate Income Tax/Franchise Tax State Rate (range) 6% Personal Income Tax State Rate (Range) 4.33% Sales/Use Tax Rate State 6% Sales Tax Rate by Utility Electric Power 4% Natural Gas 4% Fuel Oil .19/gal TOTAL PROPERTY TAX RATES TOTAL MILLAGE (2013) 2 Burt Principal Residence or Ag Exemption 23.0166 26.2766 33.6266 22.0499 Grand Island Limestone Mathias Munising Onota Rock River Village of Chatham Munising 23.2094 26.3506 29.7367 22.9852 21.4060 27.7417 31.7360 36.6115 Alger County Townships Au Train Non Homestead Industrial Personal Commercial Personal 41.0166 44.2766 51.6266 40.0499 17.0166 20.2766 27.6266 16.0499 29.0166 32.2766 39.6266 28.0499 41.2094 44.3506 47.7367 40.9852 39.4060 45.7417 49.7360 54.6115 17.2094 20.3506 23.7367 16.9852 15.4060 21.7417 25.7360 30.6115 29.2094 32.3506 35.7367 28.9852 27.4060 33.7417 37.7360 42.6115 1 http://www.michiganbusiness.org/site-selection/commercial-real-estate-database/ 2 http://www.michigan.gov/documents/taxes/2013_Total_Rates_450527_7.pdf
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ARGENTINA ARGENTINA AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIA BELGIUM BELGIUM BOTSWANA BOTSWANA BRAZIL BRAZIL CAMBODIA CAMBODIA CANADA CANADA CHILE CHILE CHINA CHINA COLUMBIA COLUMBIA CZECH CZECH REPUBLIC REPUBLIC DENMARK DENMARK DOMINICAN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC REPUBLIC EGYPT EGYPT ESTONIA ESTONIA FINLAND FINLAND FRANCE FRANCE GERMANY GERMANY HAITI HAITI HONG HONG KONG KONG HUNGARY HUNGARY ICELAND ICELAND IRELAND IRELAND ISRAEL ISRAEL ITALY ITALY JAPAN JAPAN NIH NIH Supports Supports Biomedical Biomedical and and Behavioral Behavioral Research Research Around Around the the Globe Globe Including Including Scientists Scientists at at Institutions Institutions in in over over 90 90 Countries! Countries! KENYA KENYA LEBANON LEBANON MALAWI MALAWI MEXICO MEXICO NETHERLANDS NETHERLANDS NEW NEW ZEALAND ZEALAND NIGERIA NIGERIA PAKISTAN PAKISTAN PERU PERU POLAND POLAND RUSSIA RUSSIA SENEGAL SENEGAL SINGAPORE SINGAPORE SOUTH SOUTH AFRICA AFRICA SPAIN SPAIN SWEDEN SWEDEN SWITZERLAND SWITZERLAND THAILAND THAILAND TURKEY TURKEY UNITED UNITED KINGDOM KINGDOM URAGUAY URAGUAY ZIMBABWE ZIMBABWE AND AND MORE… MORE… 1
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What if, in the far future . . . . . . the United States had been invaded by a country, Nation X, for the second time in less than thirty years. Even though the United States was barely able to defeat Nation X the second time, it came at a high cost: over 1,000 American cities were destroyed and 15% of America’s entire population has been killed. The United States received very little assistance from so-called “allies” and feels like it had to fight against Nation X virtually alone. Now, another threat appears. Nation Y, which had been an ally of the United States during the recent war against Nation X, now becomes threatening to the United States. Nation Y has grown more powerful economically during the war and its factories are undamaged by war. Politically, Nation Y has not lived up to some of its agreements made with the United States. And Nation Y had used a new type of weapon against one of its enemies in the recent war and vaguely suggests it would not hesitate to use it again in the future against non-cooperative nations like the United States. Also, Nation Y has organized several nations that border the United States into an alliance aimed against it. If you were a high-ranking official in the U.S. government, what are some actions you would suggest to make the United States become more secure in the world?
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Level II Placements 1st Rotation 2nd Rotation FW Site 1 1 Student 1- 1st Choice 1 Student 2- 1st Choice FW Site 1 1 Student 1- 1st 0 Student 2- 1st FW Site 2 1 Student 2- 1st Choice Student 3- 2nd Choice Student 4- 3rd Choice 1 Student A- 1st Student B- 2nd choice Student C- 3rd Choice FW Site 3 1 Student 4- 1st Choice Student 5- 1st Choice Student 6- 1st Choice Student 7-2nd Choice Student 8- 2nd Choice Student 9- 3rd Choice 1 Student 2- 1st Student 3- 1st Student 4- 1st Student 5- 1st Student 6- 1st Student 7- 1st FW Site 4 0 Student 10- 1st 0 Student 11- 1st Choice FW Site 5 1 No Student 1 No Student FW Site 6 1 No Student 1 Student 11- 1st Student 12- 1st Lake Charles MC with free housing
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Nominal Vs Real GDP Nominal GDP = Sum of (Price X Quantity) for every item produced in the economy, using the current year’s price. When comparing nominal GDP figures between different years, you cannot determine whether the increase is due to the increase in price level or increase in output. Real GDP is adjusted for price level, that is, GDP measured at the same price level. Real GDP = (Nominal GDP / price index) X 100 If real GDP increases from one year to the next, then economic growth has occurred. Growth rate =[(Real GDP of last year – Real GDP of earlier year) / Real GDP of earlier year] X 100 % The rise and fall of GDP over time is referred to as the business cycle. Phases of the business cycles are peak, recession, trough, recovery, and expansion (when economy has expanded beyond the initial peak). The U.S. economy’s longest growth period is from 1991 to 2001. From the second quarter of 2001, the U.S. economy has entered a recession. According to the statistics in the second quarter of 2002, U.S. is experiencing a growth rate of 1.1% annually.
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