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The U.S. ranks 5th in teachers’ salaries

11 February 2009 Leave a comment

According to the most recent data available from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, the top teacher salary for primary teachers in the United States in 1999 was $48,782, making the U.S. rank fifth in that category. South Korea ranked first, with a top teacher salary of $69,818. The OECD mean salary in that category was $36,145.

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The U.S. ranks 3rd in garbage

11 February 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Conference Board of Canada, the United States ranks third (out of fifteen peer countries) in terms of the amount of municipal waste generated per person. Canada generates the most waste per person.