When the PISA 2012 results were released in December renewed calls for reforming our public schools flooded the airwaves. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called the scores a "wake-up call" at the official PISA release event. (He made the same comment three years ago about PISA 2009 results). What can we do to avoid yet another "wakeup call" three years from now when PISA 2015 results are released? One answer may be simpler than you think: fewer standardized tests.