AM News: International Test Scores Released
Global study of student scores a mixed bag for US AP: Students in the U.S. perform better than the global average, but still lag behind many of their peers in Asia and Europe, an international study found.
International Test Scores Expose U.S. Education Problem HuffPost: The U.S. performed above average on international standardized tests in elementary and middle school math, science and reading, according to reports released Tuesday. But experts said the rankings, along with similar exams that test students at later ages, show a fundamental problem in America's education system: students tend to perform worse as they age.
U.S. Students Still Lag Globally in Math and Science, Tests Show NYT: American fourth and eighth graders continued to fall behind students in several East Asian countries and some European nations, according to new test results.
More Teachers 'Flipping' The School Day Upside Down NPR: With "classroom flipping," teachers record their classroom lectures online for students to watch at home. Classroom time is then used for problem solving and homework.
Teaching-Fellowship Program Expands Its Reach TeacherBeat: New Jersey will become the first East Coast state to join a nationally recognized program that seeks to revamp teacher preparation and turn out more educators in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering, and math, state officials reported Friday.