ERIC Number: EJ587680
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Apples to Apples.
Schmidt, William H.; Houang, Richard T.; Wolfe, Richard G.
American School Board Journal, v186 n7 p29-33 Jul 1999
The precipitous decline of U.S. students' scores on the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) from 4th to 12th grade, compared with other nations, may be attributed to curriculum differences, not demography. The U.S. middle-school curriculum lacks focus and rigor and is highly repetitive. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study