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Title: A Video Presentation: Pursuing Excellence: Eighth-Grade Findings from the Third International Math and Science Study
Description: This video highlights the findings from assessing the math and science performance of over 500,000 students in 41 countries at three different grade levels. The Third International Mathematics and Science Study, or TIMSS, is the world's largest and most comprehensive study of international education achievement ever undertaken. This 13 1/2-minute video summarizes the study's key findings at the eighth-grade level, and includes the views of business leaders, policymakers, educators, and researchers on the study's implications for America's schools.
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Cover Date: July 1997
Web Release: July 8, 1997
Publication #: NCES 97941
Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: Video
Survey/Program Areas: International Activities Program (IAP)
Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Video, please contact:
Stephen Provasnik.