Why is NZ doing so badly in maths?
The media have been reporting the poor scores that NZ school children have been getting compared to other countries in international maths and science tests. On 2 February of this year One News ran the headline "Principal's Federation criticizes Ministry of Education over declining student results". It said that "The federation's letter followed a string of poor results in a variety of tests. Last year, the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study reported fallin