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Six Things to Know From the Report

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Six things to know from the America COMPETES report:

  1. 3:1 - Ratio of STEM job to non-STEM job growth over the past 10 years
  2. 21% - Percent of 12th graders in the U.S. that tested as "proficient" or better in science in 2009
  3. #1 - U.S. Ranking as destination for students studying abroad
  4. 68% - Percent of households that had broadband Internet access in 2010
  5. 39 - Number of states that are home to at least one Fortune 500 company
  6. 49% - Percent of non-defense spending that went to National Institutes of Health (FY09)