Education

What the International Test Gap Looks Like in U.S. Schools (Video)

By Carmen Rojas — December 14, 2016 1 min read

Another round of international test results have been released, and, once again, U.S. performance is mediocre. Compared to other countries, American students score in the middle of the pack in reading and science, and below average in math.

In this report for PBS NewsHour, Education Week correspondent Kavitha Cardoza asks students from other countries attending U.S. schools to compare the academic rigor and balance of school activities. How are educational priorities different in this country?

This video aired on PBS NewsHour on December 13, 2016.


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