Friday, January 18, 2013

Failing schools

Actually, not so much. Turns out that much-cited comparisons between U.S. test scores and those of other rich countries had a sampling error, and that if you adjust for class as a factor (that is, if we didn't have the disproportionately large number of poor people that we do, compared to other rich countries), all of a sudden we're actually doing well.  (EPI).


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