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Hong Kong, Finland Students Top High School Test of Applied Skills

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Science  10 Dec 2004:
Vol. 306, Issue 5703, pp. 1877
DOI: 10.1126/science.306.5703.1877a

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According to the latest results of a 41-nation test, 15-year-olds in Hong Kong, Finland, and Korea excel in applying the science and math concepts they've learned, whereas U.S. students trail their peers in much of the industrial world.