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ERIC Number: ED524888
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Oct
Pages: 99
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 14
Comparative Indicators of Education in the United States and Other G-8 Countries: 2011. NCES 2012-007
Miller, David C.; Warren, Laura K.
National Center for Education Statistics
This is the 2011 edition of a biennial series of compendia describing key education outcomes and contexts of education in the Group of Eight (G-8) countries--Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The report is organized into five topical areas: population and school enrollment, academic performance, contexts for learning, expenditures for education, and educational attainment and income. Results are drawn from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) ongoing Indicators of Education Systems (INES) program, as well as the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), which is also coordinated by the OECD. The main findings are summarized in this report. Appended are the The Education Systems of the G-8 Countries. Each section contains a list of sources. (Contains 8 tables, 40 figures, and 24 footnotes.)
National Center for Education Statistics. Available from: ED Pubs. P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827; Web site:
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED)
Identifiers - Location: Canada; France; Germany; Italy; Japan; Russia; United Kingdom; United States
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Program for International Student Assessment
IES Funded: Yes