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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 03, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Studio: Rehema Ellis) The results of PISA international tests of 15-year-olds in 65 countries reviewed; details given about the drop in the US ranking in math, science and reading and the impact of America’s child poverty rate. [Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development Angel GURRIA†- says the US performance remained fundamentally flat.] [Education Secretary Arne DUNCAN†- says we’re running in place.] [Harvard University Paul PETERSON†- says Asian countries are doing well because they make it clear to their students how important education is.] [In Shanghai, STUDENT – says he wants to have a better future and do some contribution to society.]

Williams, Brian;
Ellis, Rehema

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