Another Look at PISA – Bridging Differences – Education Week

Dear Deborah,

I have been fascinated by the continuing commentary and controversy about the results of the international tests of reading, mathematics, and science known as PISA (the Program for International Student Assessment). President Barack Obama and Secretary Arne Duncan immediately said that the mediocre standing of American students was “a Sputnik moment,” which should produce strong support for their agenda of testing and privately managed schools. Others used the results to promote whatever their favorite remedy was.

via Another Look at PISA – Bridging Differences – Education Week.

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