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Comparative Indicators of Education in the United States and Other G8 Countries: 2004, from Volume 7—Issue 1 & 2
     By: Anindita Sen, Lisette A. Partelow, and David C. Miller
     Compares the U.S. education system to the education systems of several other economically developed countries. Covers numerous topics, such as access, achievement, attainment, and expenditures at various levels of education, as well as labor market outcomes.
Highlights From the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Lifeskills Survey (ALL), from Volume 7—Issue 1 & 2
     By: Mariann Lemke, David C. Miller, Jamie Johnston, Tom Krenzke, Laura Alvarez-Rojas, David Kastberg, and Leslie Jocelyn
     Provides key findings from the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Lifeskills Survey (ALL), including overall literacy and numeracy performance of U.S. adults ages 16-65 compared to their peers in five other countries.
International Comparisons in Fourth-Grade Reading Literacy: Findings From the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) of 2001, from Volume 5—Issue 2
     By: Laurence T. Ogle, Anindita Sen, Erin Pahlke, Leslie Jocelyn, David Kastberg, Stephen Roey, and Trevor Williams
     Provides comparative information on the reading literacy of fourth-graders in 36 countries and examines factors that may be associated with the acquisition of reading literacy in young children.
Comparative Indicators of Education in the United States and Other G-8 Countries: 2002, from Volume 5—Issue 2
     By: Joel D. Sherman, Steven D. Honegger, and Jennifer L. McGivern
     Compares the U.S. education system to the education systems of several other economically developed countries. Covers numerous topics, such as access, achievement, attainment, and expenditures at various levels of education, as well as labor market outcomes.
Outcomes of Learning: Results From the 2000 Program for International Student Assessment of 15-Year-Olds in Reading, Mathematics, and Science Literacy, from Volume 4—Issue 1
     By: Mariann Lemke, Christopher Calsyn, Laura Lippman, Leslie Jocelyn, David Kastberg, Yan Yun Liu, Stephen Roey, Trevor Williams, Thea Kruger, and Ghedam Bairu
     Presents results from international assessments of 15-year-olds’ capabilities in reading literacy, mathematics literacy, and science literacy, with an emphasis on reading literacy.
What Democracy Means to Ninth-Graders: U.S. Results From the International IEA Civic Education Study, from Volume 3—Issue 2
     By: Stéphane Baldi, Marianne Perie, Dan Skidmore, Elizabeth Greenberg, and Carole Hahn
     Presents U.S. results from an assessment of the civic knowledge, skills, and attitudes of 14-year-old students in 28 countries, describing the performance of U.S. students relative to their counterparts in other countries and examining contextual factors and student characteristics that relate to U.S. students’ civic knowledge and attitudes.
Mathematics and Science in the Eighth Grade: Findings from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study, from Volume 2—Issue 4
 
Elementary and Secondary Education: An International Perspective, from Volume 2—Issue 2
     By: Marianne Perie, Joel D. Sherman, Gabriele Phillips, and Matthew Riggan
     Examines elementary and secondary school systems in 12 major industrialized nations.
International Education Indicators: A Time Series Perspective: 1985-1995, from Volume 2—Issue 1
     By: Stéphane Baldi, George Khalaf, Marianne Perie, and Joel D. Sherman
     Compares educational trends in economically developed countries over an 11-year period.
The TIMSS Videotape Classroom Study: Methods and Findings From an Exploratory Research Project on Eighth-Grade Mathematics Instruction in Germany, Japan, and the United States, from Volume 1—Issue 2
     By: James W. Stigler, Patrick Gonzales, Takako Kawanaka, Steffen Knoll, and Ana Serrano
     Discusses the first study to collect videotaped records of classroom instruction from national probability samples. Compares mathematics content and teaching methods used in the United States with those used in other countries and those recommended in reform documents.

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