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View Resource Pursuing Excellence: Synthesis Report: Initial Findings from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)

This study, recently released by the US Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics, claims to be "the most thorough international study of math and science education ever conducted." The report's main conclusions include: "The content of US eighth-grade mathematics classes is not as challenging as that of other countries, and topic coverage is not as focused; and evidence...