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The results of international assessments of student achievement are far more nuanced than the headlines lead us to believe. Having examined six comparisons of performance — in various subjects and at various levels — by students in the U.S. and other industrialized nations, Mr. Boe and Ms. Shin conclude that the dire pronouncements about America’s standing are greatly exaggerated.
Boe, E. E., & Shin, S. (2005). Is the United States Really Losing the International Horse Race in Academic Achievement?. Retrieved from http://repository.upenn.edu/gse_pubs/5
Date Posted: 04 April 2006