The results of the 2005 PISA tests have been published and Slovakia
does .... well, Slovaks can read about it at
A 64 page English language executive summary is at
I first saw this in some tables in Der Spiegel, which gives a quick
summary on how students around the world "compare". That has to be a
daunting task, setting up a truly comparable test in so many nations!
Science: Czechs, 9th; Poland 19th, Slovakia 20th, USA 22nd.
Reading: Poland 16th, USA 18th, Czechs 24th, and Slovakia 31st.
Math: Czechs 13th, Slovakia 21st, Poland 24th, and USA 28th.