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Burusic, Josip – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
The JOBSTEM project, whose full title is "STEM career aspirations during primary schooling: A cohort-sequential longitudinal study of relations between achievement, self-competence beliefs, and career interests", is research project which brings together researchers from Croatia, France, Hungary and United States. The aim of this paper…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Research Projects, Educational Research
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Orkodashvili, Mariam – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
The paper attempts to investigate the influence of textbooks on the results of international assessments such as TIMSS [Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study] and PIRLS [Progress in International Reading Literacy Study]. It tries to consider the role and impact of school textbooks on PIRLS and TIMSS performance across countries. As…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Achievement
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Owings, William A.; Kaplan, Leslie S.; Volman, Monique – Journal of Education Finance, 2015
Using an equity perspective, this article compares the education systems of the United States and the Netherlands. Existing data examining student demographics, the organizational structures, curricula, funding, and student outcomes are examined. The Netherlands appears to be getting a "bigger bang for their buck." We make the case that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Equal Education, Educational Practices
Farmer, Tod Allen – Online Submission, 2011
Texas and other states that border with Mexico have been leading indicators of public school system trends that may manifest themselves in other areas of the United States in the decade to come. Such manifestations of these trends are likely to have both policy and practice implications. Descriptive statistics and longitudinal data from the…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Public School Teachers, Enrollment Projections, School Districts