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The Trump administration has opted out of testing whether school kids can recognise fake news

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  • The United States has opted out of a global assessment to see whether students can identify fake news.
  • It is a new part of the OECD’s “global competence test” for 15-year-olds.
  • It also measures respect for other cultures and ability to resist extremism.
  • Canada, Australia, Scotland and 25 other countries are taking it.
  • England, Germany, and France have opted out as well.
  • Sample questions are published below.

The Trump administration has opted out of a global, standardised test which would assess whether school-age children can identify fake news.

US education authorities decided not to include a “global competence test” developed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com