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Back to School: Rethinking America’s Global Education Rankings

August 27, 2012 by twalker  
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America’s race to the bottom of international student performance has placed teachers and school systems squarely in the cross hairs of national criticism over the past several years. But a look at testing data may go far in reviving the reputations of the nation’s teachers. And what do the results show? That contrary to popular belief, we are not lapsing into the abyss of mediocrity, as detractors have us think. The real problem for our public schools is the low achievement of poor students and the impact that their test scores have on the nation’s report card as a whole. Source: The Washington Post

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  1. I couldn’t refrain from commenting. Very well written!

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