Indiana bests most nations in math, science

Wall, J. K.
May 2013
Indianapolis Business Journal;5/27/2013, Vol. 34 Issue 13, p19
The article reports on the academic performance of Indiana public school elementary students in the international testing for math and science knowledge areas, which both rankings have exceeded the U.S. average.


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