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The worldwide PISA test results are in, and it's very clear that whatever we're doing to improve public education isn't giving us the edge on the competition...not even close.
PISA stans for Program for International Student Assessment, and it involves testing 15 year old students from 65 countries in reading, math and science. Results show the U.S. mired in mediocrity and Florida doing even worse. The big question - what are we going to do about it?
Here's more for you in my daily "Bud's Rants & Raves!" video.
Obama says there is no way the law will be repealed!
New Video surfaces of Car Crash that kills Paul Walker!
Madison Root tries to sell Mistletoe in the park to raise money for Braces, but is told to stop by Park Police. She asks if the Beggers can still beg for money and the police said yes!!! Does this seem backwards to you?!?!?
Budman: School's Out On Extending School Tax Hike!
How many times have we seen it - a tax hike, with an end date built in, gets approved by voters, but the end never comes! 12 years after Orange County voters approved a half cent sales tax hike to pay for building and renovating 136 public schools, 42 of the projects have never been done. Now, with the tax hike set to expire, voters are being asked to approve an open ended extension so the work can be completed.
What do I think of this idea? Well, if you didn't catch my take during today's show, check out my latest "Bud's Rants & Raves!" video, and see if you agree with me: