Behind Singapore's Student Success On International Tests - Teacher Preparation
by: Laura Isensee, February 25, 2014 6:02:00 am
On the latest round of international academic tests, students in the United States scored in the middle of the pack in reading and science.
At the top of the rankings were students from Asian countries, including the small island nation of Singapore.
In fact, almost half of the test-takers in Singapore could do the most advanced math — compared to just 9 percent of U.S. students.