THINK TANK REVIEW SAYS INTERNATIONAL MATH STUDY DOESN’T ADD UP
BOULDER, CO – While a recent report asserts that U.S. students are far behind students in most other developed countries in mathematics achievement, a review of the study released today finds that it makes deceptive comparisons and exaggerates small differences, rendering the study useless in helping educators improve U.S. students’ math performance. U.S. Math Performance in Global Perspective: How Well Does Each State Do at Producing High-Achieving Students? was reviewed for the Think Twice think tank review project by Jeremy Kilpatrick, Regents Professor of Mathematics Education at the University of Georgia. Professor Kilpatrick has extensive background and expertise in national an
1. Amount to an expected or correct total, as in These figures don't add up, meaning they are not correct. [Mid-1800s]
2. Be consistent, make sense, as in I'm not sure that all this testimony will add up. [First half of 1900s]
3. Assess, form an opinion of, as in He looked across the track and added up the competition. Also see add up to.
The final totals didn't add up.(3) ((略式))〈事実・証拠・行動などが〉意味をなす, つじつまが合う, 筋がとおる
There were points in her testimony that didn't add up.