U.S. vs. Them: Comparing student academic performance around the world
The latest results of the international standardized test PISA, or Programme for International Student Assessment, given to 15-year-old students in 65 countries, show the U.S. trails many other nations in key academic skills. With average results in reading and science and below average results in math, some policy makers are concerned by the results. Should you be?
Learn more in our companion piece, Lessons from abroad: What can PISA teach us?