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Us vs. Them? Comparing Students Across Countries

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Published on May 13, 2013

When studying our education system, is it problematic to compare standardized testing scores to international students? Does it make an "us vs. them"mentality in which we want others to fail for us to succeed, and is it a mistake to base our perceptions on the education system based on standardized tests?

Is the solution to our public education problem to end private schools? Is it inherently bad when politicians divert funding from public schools and then point fingers at them for not doing well?

These questions and more in this installment of The Point

Host: Ana Kasparian
Panel:
David Sirota (Columnist, Author - "Back to Our Future"
David Feldman (Comedian and Host - The David Feldman Show)
Cara Santa Maria (Host - Hacking the Planet on The Weather Channel)

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