Date: Dec 11, 2012 12:12 PM
Author: GS Chandy
Subject: Re: TIMMS 2011 How did your country go? Not good news for US!

Gary Tupper posted  Dec 11, 2012 10:24 PM:
> On 12/11/2012 5:47 AM, GS Chandy wrote:
> > Jonathan Crabtree posted Dec 11, 2012 5:40 PM:
> >> December 11 2012
> >>
> >>

> http://timss.bc.edu/timss2011/downloads/T11_IR_M_Chapt
> >> er2.pdf
> >>
> >>
> >> Children from 21 countries outperformed Australian
> >> students in year 4 science in the 2011 Trends in
> >> International Maths and Science Study. Seventeen
> >> countries significantly outranked Australia in

> year 4
> >> maths.
> >>
> >> Our Prime Minister has legislated that Australia

> will
> >> be in the Top 5.
> >>

> Just for my curiosity: which other 4 countries did
> your leader legislate
> into the top 5?
>
> Gary Tupper,
> Terrace BC
>

That's a question that Mr Crabtree may be able to answer better than I can, as it was his Prime Minister that decided on Australia getting into the top five.

GSC