The only valid criticisms of the PISA test in China is that, in order to be considered for the test, you need to be a legal student, meaning you need to have a Shanghai hukou if you take the test in Shanghai. So some academics have made the argument that this artificially inflates the test results since migrant kids are presumably less gifted academically. Also there is the fact that PISA 2012 was restricted to Shanghai only and PISA 2015 to Beijing Shanghai Jiangsu Guangdong (BSJG).
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