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The data also makes for some jarring comparisons: Canada's fourth decile performs as well as Chile's top socioeconomic tier
Chris Emdin and Ellie Williams join HuffPost Live to explain why American students' biggest problem is their schools.
According to the latest results of a comprehensive set of international exams released Tuesday, America's teens have remained mid-pack among their peers worldwide and utterly stagnant in reading, math and science over the last 10 years.
Some are skeptical of the broader significance of the results. "Do I want Israel's economy, the American economy or Belgium's