We hope this is not true. There's no way these kids can be that…. misinformed.
A student asked his classmates basic common knowledge questions such as "Who is the current Vice President?" and "What countries border the United States?"
The results were shockingly appalling.
In the world spectrum, American students are not up to par with the rest of the world. The U.S. ranks 31st in math proficiency and 16th in reading.
Some figure these poor scores could cost the States $75 TRILLION over the next 80 years.
As this student reporter shows us, it's not looking too good for today's youth.
Check out the video above and laugh (or cry) at teen intelligence.
Tags: basic knowledge, math, students, studies, teenagers, united states