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The United States placed well out of the lead in an international test of 15-year-old students in science, math, and reading whose results were released this week.
Conservative radio host Mark Levin blamed undocumented immigrants for the United States' poor ranking in a global education survey of high school students, claiming that "one of the reasons" for the mediocre showing on the Program for International Student Assessment is because "a lot of these children only speak Spanish and a certain percentage of ... (more)
P erhaps a bit more scepticism about the PISA results could be healthy. Surely, shouldn't we should feel misgivings about a test that claims to measure the relative competence of reading writing and maths skills by students within the education systems of the countries surveyed, but which ends up with something called "Shanghai-China" as its top ... (more)
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The results from a global exam that evaluates students' reading, science and math skills are in and, once again, Chinese students appear to be reigning supreme while American students continued to underperform.
SHANGHAI, China Shanghai Mook Club, one of the most popular nightlife hotspots in the financial capital of China, recently installed a full HARMAN's Martin lighting system, creating an exciting experience for Shanghai's partying public.
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More than half a million 15-year-olds around the world took the Programme for International Student Assessment in 2012.
Teens from Asian nations dominated a global exam given to 15-year-olds, while U.S. students showed little improvement and failed to reach the top 20 in math, science or reading, according to test results released Tuesday.
An investor looks at the stock price monitor at a private securities company Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, in Shanghai, China.
Martial art is a collection of several different fighting methods. These several different methods have evolved in ancient Asia.
Education Minister Jeff Johnson stressed that Alberta remains among the top jurisdictions in terms of educational success, but suggested the province could benefit by investing in more specialized training, particularly for math teachers.
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