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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