Dallas ISD Versus the World: Playing Around With the Bush Institute's "Global Report Card"
|From the Global Report Card/George W. Bush Institute|
Greene and co-author Josh McGee break it down in the new issue of Education Next, where they note that "affluent suburban districts may be outperforming their large urban neighbors, but they fail to achieve near the top of international comparisons." Among the examples cited: Plano, where the average student is "at the 64th percentile in math relative to our global comparison group." As opposed to, say, Highland Park, where the average student, according to the study, would perform better than 88 percent of their international peers in math and 91 percent in reading.
You'll find those figures here: at the interactive Global Report Card, where we find out this morning that the Dallas ISD's way behind ... well, most everyone, as you can see in the screen grab above.