PISA Tag

Cross-posted from Education Week One of the most interesting special analyses done in connection with the 2009 OECD PISA survey was a study called Against the Odds: Disadvantaged Students Who Succeed in School, done by the Urban Institute for OECD's Education Directorate. The idea was to...

Recent Conferences of Note The Role of Benchmarking in Global Education: Who Succeeds at PISA and Why? Dec. 2-3, 2011, Albany, New York This conference was hosted by the Institute of Global Education Policy Studies and the Department of Educational Administration and Policy Studies at the University at...

In every newsletter, we will highlight a particular set of international education statistics.  In this newsletter, we focus on the most recent OECD statistics relating reading ability to students’ socioeconomic background and the socioeconomic background of the other students in the school.  The question of...