By Kimerly Hefling AP Education Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – Teens from Asian nations dominated a global exam given to 15-year-olds, while U.S. students showed little improvement and failed to reach the top 20 in math, science, or reading, according to test results released Tuesday.
Student suicides jolts nation and lead to soul-searching in South Korea
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A day after meeting the school psychiatrist, a 19-year-old mathematics student at South Korea’s most prestigious
Immigration to rich countries fell during crisis
By Emma Vandore The Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Immigration to rich countries dropped during the global economic crisis, reversing five years of annual increases as the demand for labor fell, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said on June 12. A report showed that 4.4 million people migrated to the OECD’s 31 member […]
OECD: French best at eating and sleeping, Koreans skinniest
PARIS (AP) — The French are living up to their image as lovers of food and, according to a survey, can add a new love to the mix: sleep. In fact, the French excel at the two leisure activities, spending more time at table and in bed than many other nations.