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Title: Problem Solving Skills of 15-year-olds: Results from PISA 2012
Description: This Data Point uses data from the 2012 administration of the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) problem solving assessment. PISA is an international assessment that measures 15-year-old students' reading, mathematics, and science literacy and, in 2012, general problem solving skills and financial literacy. PISA is coordinated by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), an intergovernmental organization of industrialized countries. The PISA computer-based assessment of problem solving assessed how well prepared students are to confront the kinds of problems that are encountered almost daily in 21st century life.
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Cover Date: July 2014
Web Release: July 25, 2014
Publication #: NCES 2014103
Center/Program: NCES
Associated Centers: IES
Type of Product: Data Point
Survey/Program Areas: International Activities Program (IAP)
Program for International Student Assessment (PISA)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Data Point, please contact:
Stephen Provasnik.