No child left behind except U.S. school students

One decade into the Common Core grand experiment, and educational achievement in US high school students is as poor as ever. No progress to speak of in 20 years of high stakes testing, according to Program for International Student Assessment exams given in school systems across the globe.

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Maybe education ‘experts’ don’t know squat

Here’s a shocker to all you Blaska Policy Werkes platinum subscribers: Common Core ain’t workin’. 

One decade into this grand experiment, high school students in the U.S. are just as stupid as ever. No progress to speak of in the last 20 years, according to test results just in exams given in school systems across the globe by the Program for International Student Assessment. 

“About a fifth of American 15-year-olds scored so low on the test that it appeared they had not mastered reading skills expected of a 10-year-old,”the New York Times reports today.

“Those students … face pretty grim prospects on the job market,” an educator told the Times. No S♣♦♠ Sherlock.

Another measurement showed that two-thirds of children were not proficient readers.

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