Behind the Headline: The German Example

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The German Example
The New York Times | 06/08/11

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Teaching Math to the Talented
Education Next | Winter 2011

On the occasion of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to the White House, the New York Times’ David Leonhardt writes about what Germany is getting right these days, noting that German kids have stronger math and science skills than American kids (and citing an Ed Next study to back this up). The study, by Eric Hanushek, Paul Peterson, and Ludger Woessmann, appeared in the Winter 2011 issue of Ed Next.

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