ERIC Number: EJ565106
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
TIMSS, Rhymes with "Dims," As in "Witted."
Bracey, Gerald W.
Phi Delta Kappan, v79 n9 p686-87 May 1998
Simplistic and misleading statements seriously distort what the Third International Mathematics and Science Study actually says about American 12th-graders' performance. Physics and advanced mathematics scores are beyond redemption. However, if the math and science literacy were accurately calculated, factoring in appropriate variables, the United States would be about average. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study
IES Cited: ED491283