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Document Number: 9498

Globally Challenged: Are U.S. Students Ready to Compete? The Latest on Each State's International Standing in Math and Reading - The researchers ranked the U.S. 32nd out of the 65 nations participating in the PISA exam for math proficiency and 17th out of 65 nations for reading proficiency. Knowing where the U.S. ranks internationally gives us a benchmark to know how well we are preparing our students to remain competitive and the ability of the U.S. to “remain the economic and technological leader of the global marketplace.” (Harvard's Program on Education Policy and Governance, August 2011)...


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