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About those PISA scores…

About those PISA scores…

Here are PISA scores for 15-year-olds as typically presented by politicians. When you see these, it’s easier for Americans to be more alarmist (oh no, others are ahead of us!). Average scores   Percentage of high scorers   But we also should look at the data another way. Number of high scorers Our size benefits...

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Why Ohio can’t reduce student testing load

Michael Petrilli said: Last year, [Ohio] State Superintendent Dick Ross published a report on the testing load in the state’s schools that showed strikingly similar results as the new Council for Great City Schools study. It found that about one-quarter of the testing in the Buckeye State was linked solely to the need for data...