Tag Archives: PISA

Social Distortion (Part 2)

This is a follow-on post to Social Distortion (Part 1).  Part 2 serves as an “update” to my initial comments to Alexander Russo‘s post titled Comparisons: The “PISA Myth” Everyone Loves containing an excerpt from The amazing truth about PISA scores: USA beats Western … Continue reading

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Social Distortion (Part 1)

Earlier today, Alexander Russo posted Comparisons: The “PISA Myth” Everyone Loves containing an excerpt from The amazing truth about PISA scores: USA beats Western Europe, ties with Asia, which was published by an eduwonk blogger from Sweden, now a Univ. of Chicago PhD student, … Continue reading

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A Slice of PISA

The 2009 PISA results are out and the US finds itself scoring near the middle of the pack for all countries in the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development).  For those of you unfamiliar with PISA (Program for International … Continue reading

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