Results from the 2015 international PISA tests were released today, resulting in headlines like On the world stage, U.S. students fall behind and U.S. now ranks near the bottom among 35 industrialized nations in math.
For a much more reasoned interpretation of PISA’s meaning, please check out The Best Sites For Getting Some Perspective On International Test Comparison Demagoguery and, specifically about this year, read:
Wales Pisa results: ‘Little will be learned’ by Dylan Wiliam at the BBC.
‘Ignore Pisa entirely,’ argues top academic is from tes.
Why Americans should not panic about international test results appeared in The Washington Post.
What the latest standardized school tests really tell us is from The L.A. Times.