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Performance of U.S. Students on International Math Tests

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Table 4
Performance of U.S. Students on International Math Tests
   TIMSS Grade 4  TIMSS Grade 8 PISA
(Age 15)
Statistically above the U.S. Belgium
Hong Kong
Hungary
Japan
Latvia
Netherlands
Russia
Belgium
Hong Kong
Hungary
Japan
Netherlands
Australia
Belgium
Japan
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Statistically the same as the U.S.   Australia
Latvia
Russia
Hungary
Latvia
Statistically below the U.S. Australia
Italy
New Zealand
Norway
Italy
New Zealand
Norway
Italy
Russia
Source: American Institutes for Research, 2005


This summary is based on a document written by Jim Hull, policy analyst, Center for Public Education.

Posted: January 17, 2007

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