Israel had been ranked among the bottom third of countries who participated in an international examination conducted to test the reading and mathematical capabilities of pupils aged 15, a PISA report released on Tuesday said.
Out of 57 countries that took part in the international test Israeli students achieved a placing of only 40. Finland, Hong Kong and Canada achieved the top scores in the exam with Qatar, Azerbaijan and Kirgizstan receiving the worst marks.
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