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Chinese students surge to top of international education rankings

Asian areas score well in OECD math and science tests but some slip in reading

A teacher gives a student a high-five ahead of China's annual college entrance exam. Chinese high-schoolers outperformed students elsewhere in the OECD's latest tests.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Chinese students lead their peers around the world in the three academic categories tested by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the group announced on Tuesday.

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