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Brazil lags behind Uzbekistan and Kosovo in a reading assessment for elementary school students

Data from the global assessment PIRLS (Progress in International Reading Literacy Study) released on Tuesday, 16, show Brazil ahead only of Iran, Jordan, Egypt, and South Africa in a ranking that evaluated the ability of 4th-grade students in 57 countries to read and understand texts.

Eight nations/cities, called "benchmarking" by the organizers, also participated in the exam.

The tests were taken in 2021 and show the effect of the pandemic on education.

Brazil performs poorly in international education assessment that measures reading and comprehension levels (Photo internet reproduction)

Experts considered the result bad because it puts Brazil far . . .

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