U.S. children fare poorly in global tests


America's teens aren't keeping pace with their global peers, according to the latest round of global educational testing. U.S. children dropped from 25th to 31st place in math; from 20th to 24th in science; and from 11th to 21st in literacy. "The stagnant U.S. results are certain to spark more hand-wringing by politicians, business leaders and policy makers concerned that American students are not keeping pace with counterparts in other countries," writes Stephanie Banchero.

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