Thursday, July 12, 2007

Alberta? Math? Really?

Old news, but I never realized that Alberta was a mathematics powerhouse. In fact, if it were a country, it would have a legitimate claim as world's best, maybe a little less so than Hong Kong.

This statement based on
PISA results, which revolves around 15-year olds. See page 18 for the relevant graphs. Too bad we don't have this kind of data on a historical basis: Growth regressions are calling me, but I'm sure this is a leading indicator.

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