US Students Struggle as Shanghai Students Ace Test

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Recently, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development administered the Program for International Student Assessment to thousands of 15-year-olds in 65 different countries, including the world’s most industrial powers. For the first time, China agreed to take part in the test and its students made quite a statement, scoring higher than students of any other nation. The results stunned educators around the world, as we hear from Sam Dillon of the New York Times.

Credits

Guest:
Sam Dillon - National Education Reporter, New York Times

Host:
Conan Nolan

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Sonya Geis