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Assessment News Roundup – What’s Getting Our Attention 12/9/16

A weekly list of news and items of interest on the issue of K12 assessments.

In the world of assessment this week was all about OECD’s PISA 2015 global education survey. It tested around 540,000 15-year-old students from 72 countries and economies on science, reading, math and collaborative problem solving. The main focus was on science. To follow is a roundup of the news that came out of this week’s activities based on the results of this survey, including an informative breakdown on our sponsor’s blog, Teach.Learn.Grow.

Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) Global Education Survey Results


From OECD PISA: Singapore Tops Latest OECD PISA Global Education Survey

From Teach.Learn.Grow: Answering 5 Questions about the PISA Test

From TheUpshot: What America Can Learn About Smart Schools in Other Countries