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October 25, 2013 at 4:51 PM

Washington outranks Finland in new test score analysis

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In a new study of test scores, Washington outscored Finland in math.  Yes, you read that right.

We may wring our hands over how many students fail our state’s mathematics exams, but a new analysis suggests that eighth-graders here score higher than their counterparts in Finland, which is considered one of the world’s academic powerhouses.

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