Education Report Roundup

U.S. Math Achievement

June 08, 2007 1 min read

The scores of American students lag behind the average scores of students in most other industrialized countries on international math exams, according to a study by the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Of the 29 countries in the organization, the United States ranked 24th in the mathematics portion of the Program for International Student Assessment, or PISA, in 2003.

An executive summary of “Economic Survey of the United States 2007" is posted by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

A version of this article appeared in the June 13, 2007 edition of Education Week