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Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Report Card

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has released the results of its 2009 Program for International Student Assessment test of 15 year old students in 65 countries. America is ranked 23 in Science, 17 in Reading and 31 in Math. Doh. Not good. To add insult to injury, I see this comment: "Now I see why the US always says 'we're number 1.' It's not arrogance, it's the highest number they can count to." Ouchie! We are not dumb, really, we can count to more than 1. Let's see, 1, 2, 3, 4... arrrgh, running out of fingers on my paw. Let me try again, 1, 2, 3, 4... arrrgh! We are not dumb! We are number 1 and we can see Russia from Alaska, can you, huh? Eatcha heart out.