TITLE

Is the U.S. Catching Up?

AUTHOR(S)
HANUSHEK, ERIC A.; PETERSON, PAUL E.; WOESSMANN, LUDGER
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Education Next;Fall2012, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers estimates of learning gains over the period between 1995 and 2009 for 49 countries from most of the developed and some of the newly developing countries to determine whether the U.S. is reducing the international education gap. It highlights the gap between public school spending and student performance in the U.S. It relates the performance of U.S. students in 4th and 8th grade on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in math, reading and science.
ACCESSION #
79818112

 

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