If You Want To Know Why Western Students Are Falling Behind, Just Look At This Graph

By Nick Morrison One of the most startling global education trends in recent years has been the rise of China and the Far East, but far from being Shanghai’s secret, one simple graph helps explain why western students are falling behind. There are good reasons to take international education comparisons with a pinch of salt, but from the OECD’s PISA tests in reading, writing and math to the TIMSS and PIRLS tests in maths, science and reading, they show a largely consistent picture. Read the full article here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/nickmorrison/2016/03/23/if-you-want-to-know-why-western-students-are-falling-behind-just-look-at-this-graph/#f4ecfb87a94b

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