67% of Brazilian 15-year-old students unable to differentiate between fact and opinion, says OECD report

An estimated 67% of 15-year-old students in Brazil - almost 7 out of 10 - are unable to differentiate between facts and opinions when reading texts, according to a report released this week by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The rate is above the average recorded among students in 79 other countries analyzed by the organization, which is 53%.

An estimated 67% of 15-year-old students in Brazil - almost 7 out of 10 - are unable to differentiate between facts and opinions when reading texts, according to a report released this week by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

The rate is above the average recorded in students from 79 other countries analyzed by the organization, which is 53%.

In the document "21st Century Readers: Developing Literacy Skills in a Digital World . . .

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