'Israeli students lagging behind OECD counterparts'

Israeli students continue to lag behind their OECD counterparts in reading, mathematics and science, according to the latest results of The Program for International Student Assessment test (PISA) released Tuesday. The PISA exam, which is administered every three years since 2000 in 72 countries, aims to assess education systems around the world by measuring 15 year-old students' skills in literacy, math and science.