American classrooms lag behind Europe and East Asian nations.
What’s in the future for elementary and secondary schools in the United States? American classrooms need extensive reform because they lag far behind Europe and East Asian nations in international testing surveys, such as the Programme of International Student Assessment (PISA), conducted every three years by OECD (Organization of Economic and Co-operative Development). PISA questionnaires – given world-wide to 15-year-olds in Math, Science, and Language – indicate that USA pupils test “below average” in all three subjects. Here’s my prediction of what we’ll be seeing in USA ‘s schools in the next 10-20 years: