If 4th causes the @USOlympic to take a hard look at improving, shouldn't ranking globally 24th in reading, 25th in science and 40th in math spark some change? The time is now to empower parents and teachers to help students learn and grow. https://t.co/hQeiWjGHT7— Betsy DeVos (@BetsyDeVosED) February 28, 2018
.@BetsyDeVosED I would agree, if the two were parallel. As it is, and as you should know, they’re not. Olympics is national best against national best. International tests are often their upper tier against our entire range of students. #incompetencereigns #resign— Jason Dagel (@TheDagel) February 28, 2018
Adjust your numbers for child poverty and get back to us. There have been numerous studies that you probably haven’t read that do so. Do you think that our Olympians went to train hungry every day?— Jim McClain (@TheJimMcClain) February 28, 2018
We’ve scored low on the PISA since mid 60s. Why? We educate EVERYONE. We test almost EVERYONE. Not all countries do. Our poverty rate is higher than most advanced nations. Yet, 90% of US kids go to public school & we’re world’s #1 economy.— Jeannette Faber (@nettiefabes) February 28, 2018
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