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How Shanghai Schools Beat Them All. It appears that no one takes education quite as seriously as the Shanghainese.

How Shanghai Schools Beat Them All

Every three years, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) administers its worldwide Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) to measure how well a nation’s education system has been preparing its students for the global knowledge economy. Nations such as South Korea, Finland, and Singapore have traditionally topped the rankings, but, apparently, even they are no match for Shanghai, which shoved the others into lower positions in its very first year of participation in the programme, in 2009. When I was in Paris last week, I decided to drop in on Andreas Schleicher, the programme’s architect, to get his views on PISA and Shanghai’s education system. Dr. The State of the U.S Education via Now I Know: The Most Isolated People in the World.

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Now I Know: The Most Isolated People in the World

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