Study: Why the U.S. might not lag behind in education

02/16/2012 | USA Today

International education rankings, which show the U.S. trails behind many other developed countries, might be flawed, according to a study released by the Brookings Institution. Statistics from 2007 showed the U.S. ranked 11th among 36 other countries in achievement in fourth-grade math. However, when researcher Tom Loveless re-examined the data -- this time grouping countries with "statistically indistinguishable" scores -- it ranked fifth. "Sometimes rankings can make small gaps appear big and vice versa," he said.

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