PISA Results: A Chicken Little Moment?

The current debate regarding interpretation of recently released results of the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) implies that we need to choose between two interpretations…..Could these both be valid claims?……  We live in a society with vast and growing inequality. Therefore, designing systemic solutions to these problems requires answering two values questions.

To what extent are we willing to invest in mediating the extent to which children’s life circumstances determine their readiness and ability to sustain learning?

How deep and broad are our goals for education? 

Read the article here: PISA Results- A Chicken Little Moment?

Published in the Huffington Post, December 9, 2013

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