PISA

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    PISA results show little progress for U.S. schools

    The OECD administers the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) tests to 15-year-old students from around the world, and results from the 2018 tests were released today.  The United States is stuck in a rut. Students in the United States performed above the OECD average in reading (505…
    Terry Stoops, December 3, 2019
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    NC vs. the world in math, reading, and science

    Results from the 2015 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) were released today. PISA tests allows comparisons of student performance for students who reside in Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) nations.  North Carolina was one of a handful of U.S. jurisdictions to participate in PISA testing.  This…
    Terry Stoops, December 6, 2016
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    PISA 2012 reading scores

    The following is a list of education systems that scored higher than the United States on the 2012 International Student Assessment (PISA) reading test: Shanghai-China 570 Hong Kong-China 545 Singapore 542 Japan 538 Korea, Republic of 536 Finland 524 Ireland 523 Chinese…
    Terry Stoops, December 3, 2013
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    PISA 2012 math scores

    The following is a list of education systems that scored higher than the United States on the 2012 International Student Assessment (PISA) math test: Shanghai-China 613 Singapore 573 Hong Kong-China 561 Chinese Taipei 560 Korea, Republic of 554 Macao-China 538 Japan 536…
    Terry Stoops, December 3, 2013
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    U.S. falling behind in reading, math, and science

    The 2012 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) results were released today.  The news was not good. Education Week reports, U.S. performance in reading, math, and science has remained stagnant since 2009 as other nations have plowed ahead, according to new results from a prominent international assessment. Nineteen countries…
    Terry Stoops, December 3, 2013