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Title:  Mathematics and Science in the Eighth Grade: Findings from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (1995)
Description: This in-depth report focuses on the eighth-grade findings from the 1995 Third International Mathematics and Science Study, with an emphasis on the place of the United States among the participating nations. It examines overall U.S. student achievement, the achievement of various subpopulations within the United States, and instructional practices of U.S. eighth-grade mathematics and science teachers.
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Cover Date: June 2000
Web Release: June 7, 2000
Publication #: NCES 2000014
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Trevor Williams, Dan Levine, Leslie Jocelyn, Patricia Butler, Camilla Heid, and Jacqueline Haynes (Westat, Inc.)
Type of Product: Statistical Analysis Report
Survey/Program Areas: International Activities Program (IAP)
Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)
Achievement (student)
Instructional resources and practices
International comparisons
Questions: For questions about the content of this Statistical Analysis Report, please contact:
Patrick Gonzales.
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