Mr Brown's Record on Education...
Britain’s schools fell to 14th place from 4th in 2000 in the latest rankings for secondary school science teaching from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD)
Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa) survey
The results of the Progress in International Reading Literacy study, published yesterday showed a rapid decline in reading standards among English children. The study ranked England 19th out of 45 countries and provinces for children's literacy standards - down from 3rd place five years ago.