Student International Test Results

Randi Weingarten spoke with reporters at the Christian Science Monitor breakfast at the St. Regis Hotel. In remarks, she… read more

Randi Weingarten spoke with reporters at the Christian Science Monitor breakfast at the St. Regis Hotel. In remarks, she responded to just-released results of the 2012 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) in which the U.S. failed to score in the top 20 in math, reading, or science, with the top scores going to Asian countries including China, South Korea, and Japan. Ms. Weingarten provided recommendations for improving public education and outlined her American Federation of Teachers organization’s launch of its “Reclaim the Promise of Public Education” campaign promoting public education nationwide. Other topics included retirement security, the bankruptcy of Detroit, teacher labor unions, and implementation of Common Core education standards. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • David T. Cook Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Christian Science Monitor->Washington Bureau
  • Randi Weingarten President American Federation of Teachers

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Student International Test Results

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Program ID:
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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Roundtable
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 4, 2013
Last Aired:
Dec 9, 2013

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