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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Adamson, Peter; Micklewright, John; Wright, Anna – 2001
Noting that injuries are the leading cause of child death in all the world's more developed countries, this report is the second in a series of "Innocenti Report Cards" designed to monitor the performance of industrialized nations in meeting the needs of their children. The report focuses on child death by injury in the member countries of the…
Descriptors: Child Safety, Children, Comparative Analysis, Developed Nations
Adamson, Peter; Brown, Giorgina; Micklewright, John; Waldman, Robert; Wright, Anna – 2002
This report compares the relative effectiveness of education systems across the developed world. Data come from the Programme for International Student Assessment, Trends in International Maths and Science Study, and the International Adult Literacy Survey. Overall, educational performance in some OECD countries is consistently better than others.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Developed Nations, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education
Adamson, Peter; Micklewright, John; Wright, Anna – 2000
The tables of child poverty presented in this document are the most comprehensive estimates of child poverty across the industrialized world. Based on an analysis of the latest data from the Luxembourg Income Study of household surveys, the first figure shows the proportion of children living in poverty in 23 nations of the Organisation for…
Descriptors: Children, Developed Nations, Disadvantaged Youth, Economic Development
Adamson, Peter; Brown, Giorgina; Micklewright, John; Wright, Anna – 2001
This third Innocenti Report Card presents the most up-to-date and comprehensive survey so far of teenage birth rates in the industrialized world. And it attempts at least a partial analysis of why some countries have teenage birth rates that are ten or even fifteen times higher than others. The starting point is a new league table of teenage birth…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Birth Rate, Comparative Analysis, Developed Nations