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    TIMSS: U.S. still mediocre in math and science

    Results from the 2015 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) were released today.  TIMSS measures mathematics and science performance of fourth- and eighth-grade students from as many as 55 countries and jurisdictions. In 2015, U.S. students scored much higher than they did in 1995.  Unfortunately, most scores…
    Terry Stoops, November 29, 2016
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    How do N.C. eighth-graders compare internationally?

    Today the National Center for Education Statistics released a new report, U.S. States in a Global Context: Results From the 2011 NAEP-TIMSS Linking Study. Researchers took state-level math and science scores from the 2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) tests and statistically “linked” them to scores on the…
    Terry Stoops, October 24, 2013
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    DPI: Thank us for TIMSS scores

    The results of the TIMSS (Trends In International Mathematics and Science Study) were released today.  North Carolina was one of a handful of U.S. states to participate in TIMSS testing of fourth- and eighth-grade students in math and science. At 11:00 am, my weekly newsletter was published.  In…
    Terry Stoops, December 11, 2012