ERIC Number: EJ546779
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Good News, Bad News, and International Comparisons: Comment on Bracey.
Baker, David P.
Educational Researcher, v26 n3 p16-17 Apr 1997
Argues against Gerald Bracey's following assertions (1996): (1) U.S. students do far better on international academic comparisons than reported; and (2) the government and popular press have led the country into a false achievement crisis. Suggests that U.S. participation in international studies of this type relies on a strong and independent federal education statistical system. (GR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special issue topic: "Revisiting the 'Talking Truth to Power' Problem." For related documents, see UD 519 996-999.