Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Politico's Stephanie Simon: Globally Speaking, Educational Mediocrity is the New Normal for American 15-Year-Olds

Stephanie Simon's article at Politico is linked below.

Politico: American 15-Year-Olds Nothing Special on World Stage

"Average American scores on PISA tests haven’t budged in a decade, despite bipartisan efforts to shake up the status quo through reforms such as mandating more frequent testing, publicizing student proficiency rates and opening public schools to competition from charter and private schools.

Education Secretary Arne Duncan called the U.S. performance 'a picture of educational stagnation.'"

---Stephanie Simon, Politico 

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