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PISA is a test of reading literacy, mathematics, and science given every three years to fifteen-year-olds in the United States and more than sixty-five countries worldwide by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
PISA Day 2013:
Learning Beyond the Rankings
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (ET)
The event will include: an official announcement by U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan and OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria on the international results of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and a discussion on the implications for U.S. education policy; --a presentation by Andreas Schleicher, Deputy Director for Education and Skills, and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General of the OECD, containing in-depth findings from the report, including how the United States performed; --the first public release of new reports related to United States's performance on the PISA, and the connections to college- and career-ready standards and deeper learning competencies; --interviews with global education leaders; --reactions to and lessons learned from the results presented by the ten host national education organizations.
Please visit PISADay.org to register and receive the latest updates and information.
To learn how rural high schools can use the PISA test, please go to Rural High Schools Can Use OECD Test...