Study: American Students Have High Levels Of Education, But Stressful Lives

| January 28, 2015

January 20, 2015 • Rebecca KleinHUFF POST POLITICS

While American students have high levels of educational achievement and decent test scores, they may also experience high levels of social stress and poverty.

A new report out Tuesday from The Horace Mann League, a public education advocacy group, and the National Superintendents Roundtable, a community of school administrators, argues that more than just test scores should be taken into consideration when comparing countries’ education systems. In the report, researchers look at 24 indicators in six categories — student outcomes, school system outcomes, social stress, support for families, support for schools and economic inequity — in order to evaluate the educational success of nine countries.

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