I stumbled across one of those charming surveys with too small a sample to depend on, but a result interesting enough--and close enough to possible--to blog on anyway. It suggests that the kids in Singapore are stealing our lunch money in the race for math supremacy because their parents hire tutors far more often than we do, and because their parents have a less inflated sense of their math skills than U.S. parents do.
| December 29, 2010; 11:46 AM ET |
Categories: Trends | Tags: Raytheon study, Singapore math scores exceed U.S., Singapore student more likely to have math tutors, U.S. parents have inflated view of their children's math performance
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