U.S. ranks ‘average’ among industrialized nations, new test data shows

ABC News reports:

A report out today, “Highlights From PISA 2009: Performance of U.S. 15-Year-Old Students in Reading, Mathematics, and Science Literacy in an International Context,” shows the U.S. now ranks 25th in math, 17th in science, and 14th in reading out of the 34 Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries.

The U.S. Department of Education has more information on the PISA (Program for International Student Assessment) assessment here.


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