Friday, November 30, 2007

How U.S. 4th Graders Measure Up Internationally

According to an article by the Center for Public Education...

The latest results from an international reading assessment were released today showing that U.S. fourth graders continue to perform well compared to their peers in other countries. The test—Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS)—further shows that U.S. performance is relatively unchanged from the last administration of the test in 2001. The 2006 PIRLS was administered to thirty-eight countries, five Canadian provinces, and two samples in Belgium in Flemish and French.

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