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Resource ID: #14654
Subject: Education
Source: American Prospect
Date: March/April 1998


The conventional wisdom in countless media stories is that American students can't compete with their peers in other nations. Global comparisons show no such thing. American students look better in international tests than the critics would have us believe. The story suggest that dubious research motivated much of the negative media coverage, and that this coverage may have slighted more positive findings.

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