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- Executive Summary
- Introduction
- How Do U.S. Students Compare With Their Peers in Other Countries?
- Focus Points
- Summary
- List of Tables
- List of Figures
- References
- Appendix A: Technical Notes
- A.1 Limitations of sampled data
- A.2 International requirements for sampling, data collection, and response rates
- A.3 Test development
- A.4 Scoring
- A.5 Data entry and cleaning
- A.6 Weighting and scaling
- A.7 Cutpoint scores and achievement levels
- A.8 Comparing results from PISA 2000, 2003, and 2006
- A.9 Comparing results from TIMSS 1995 and 1999
- A.10 Confidentiality and disclosure limitations
- A.11 Nonresponse bias analysis
- A.12 State participation in international assessments

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List of Figures

Percentage of fourth-grade students reaching the PIRLS international benchmarks in reading, by jurisdiction: 2006 | |

Change in average PIRLS reading literacy scores of fourth-grade students in selected jurisdictions, by jurisdiction: 2001 to 2006 | |

Percentage distribution of 15-year-old students on PISA reading literacy scale, by proficiency level and jurisdiction: 2003 | |

Change in average PISA reading literacy scores of 15-year-old students in selected jurisdictions, by jurisdiction: 2000 to 2003 | |

Percentage of fourth-grade students reaching the TIMSS international benchmarks in mathematics, by jurisdiction: 2007 | |

Percentage of eighth-grade students reaching the TIMSS international benchmarks in mathematics, by jurisdiction: 2007 | |

Change in average TIMSS mathematics scores of fourth-grade students in selected jurisdictions, by jurisdiction: 1995 to 2007 | |

Change in average TIMSS mathematics scores of eighth-grade students in selected jurisdictions, by jurisdiction: 1995 to 2007 | |

Percentage distribution of 15-year-old students on PISA mathematics literacy scale, by proficiency level and jurisdiction: 2006 | |

Change in average PISA mathematics scores of 15-year-old students in selected jurisdictions, by jurisdiction: 2003 to 2006 | |

Percentage of fourth-grade students reaching the TIMSS international benchmarks in science, by jurisdiction: 2007 | |

Percentage of eighth-grade students reaching the TIMSS international benchmarks in science, by jurisdiction: 2007 | |

Change in average TIMSS science scores of fourth-grade students in selected jurisdictions, by jurisdiction: 1995 to 2007 | |

Change in average TIMSS science scores of eighth-grade students in selected jurisdictions, by jurisdiction: 1995 to 2007 | |

Percentage distribution of 15-year-old students on PISA science literacy scale, by proficiency level and jurisdiction: 2006 | |

Distribution of PISA scores for 15-year-old students on the mathematics literacy scale at the 10th and 90th percentiles, by OECD jurisdiction: 2006 | |

Distribution of PISA scores for 15-year-old students on the mathematics literacy scale at the 10th and 90th percentiles, by non-OECD jurisdiction: 2006 |