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Title:  Pursuing Excellence: Comparisons of International Eighth-Grade Mathematics and Science Achievement from a U.S. Perspective, 1995 and 1999
Description: This report provides initial findings from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study-Repeat (TIMSS-R), a successor to TIMSS 1995. The report details findings on the performance of eighth-grade students in mathematics and science in 1999, as well as changes in mathematics and science achievement in participating nations between 1995 and 1999. In addition, initial findings on education-related contextual factors related to teaching and curriculum in 1999 are discussed.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: December 2000
Web Release: December 5, 2000
Print Release: This Publication will only be available online.
Publication #: NCES 2001028
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: P. Gonzales, C. Calsyn, L. Jocelyn, K. Mak, D. Kastberg, S. Arafeh, T. Williams, and W. Tsen
Type of Product: Statistical Analysis Report
Survey/Program Areas: International Activities Program (IAP)
Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)
Keywords:
Achievement (student)
Eighth-graders
International comparisons
Mathematics
Science
Teachers
Questions: For questions about the content of this Statistical Analysis Report, please contact:
Patrick Gonzales.
 
 
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