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Does America's Economy Recovery Really Depend on Boosting Test Scores?

Liz Dwyer

Is the success of the American economy really dependent on boosting student performance on international tests? Not so fast. Over at the Washington Post, Valerie Strauss shares "13 telling charts about the economy from the nonprofit Economic Policy Institute, which has a mission of broadening the discussion about economic policy to include the interests of low- and middle-income workers." Hint: More computer science majors won't save us.

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