Taking exception to U.S. exceptionalism: Our test scores rank below Vietnam!

I guess it’s time we punted on the whole education thing here in America.

It’s not working anyway.

Might as well hand all our kids a garden hose and tell them that their jobs as adults will be to keep golf courses playable for the rest of the world.

Education stagnation and a competitive workforce are allergic to each other.

According to latest results of a comprehensive set of international exams released today, America’s teens have remained mid-pack among their peers worldwide and utterly stagnant in reading, math and science over the last 10 years.

Yep, our lovable teens are losing stature like a Jenny Craig class.

Even Vietnam, which the last I looked didn’t have an Oxford located within its borders unless it recently annexed England, eclipsed the U.S. in math and science.

The only things American teens hold a competitive edge in are lawn darts and One Direction boy band downloads.


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