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High achievement in reading, writing, mathematics, science and problem solving is essential. But our goals for educating young people should include much, much more than just raising test scores in these areas.


How a broad range of factors have led to an across-the-board decline of standards in American education over the last 45 years.


The United States once led the world in educational attainment, but that is no longer the case. So, how did we get here?


Do high PISA scores mask a serious threat to Estonia's education progress?


How Estonia's rise to the top of the league tables for student achievement is the result of a strong history of placing a high value on education, like its northern neighbor Finland.


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