"Flipping" classrooms may improve learning

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Years of education reforms were supposed to ensure no American child was “left behind.”

But that’s just what’s happening on the world stage. Our teens are average in reading and science and below average in math compared to their counterparts in 65 economies around the world, according to the 2012 Program for International Student Assessment released late last year.

While American scores have stayed about the same since the assessment was first given in 2000, the country’s overall ranking is slipping because students in other countries are making large gains, educators told The Washington Post for a report on the results.

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