What International Test Scores Tell Us

@article{Carnoy2015WhatIT,
  title={What International Test Scores Tell Us},
  author={Martin Carnoy and Richard Rothstein},
  journal={Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={52},
  pages={122-128}
}
Thirty years of warnings have not been realized that American students’ low performance on international tests threatens U.S. economic growth . Average national scores on a single test in a single year are inaccurate guides to educational policy. They hide differences in the social class composition of national samples and differences in how disadvantaged and advantaged students in each country perform over time. Further, in a large country such as the United States, where states are in charge… 
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