Does The PISA Report Prove U.S. Education Is Failing?

Education policy pundits across the country would have you believe that U.S. schools are failing. They say that are students are not being challenged, that our teachers are lazy and overly protected by unions. They say that the solution to this is privatization, union-busting, mass firings and holding schools accountable through high-stakes testing.

But is this true?

Watch this video produced by the American Federation of Teachers and judge for yourself:

About the author 

Michelle Boyd Waters, M.Ed.

I am a secondary English Language Arts teacher, a University of Oklahoma student working on my doctorate in Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum with an concentration in English Education and co-Editor of the Oklahoma English Journal. I am constantly seeking ways to amplify students' voices and choices.

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