Variation in the Relationship Between Nonschool Factors and Student Achievement on International Assessments. Statistics in Brief. NCES 2006-014.

@inproceedings{HampdenThompson2006VariationIT,
  title={Variation in the Relationship Between Nonschool Factors and Student Achievement on International Assessments. Statistics in Brief. NCES 2006-014.},
  author={Gillian Hampden-Thompson and Jamie Johnston},
  year={2006}
}
Over the past 20 years, findings from international assessment studies have influenced U.S. educational policy debates. Each wave of results has received significant media attention, public interest, and criticism. The critics have argued that methodological incompatibilities and school organizational differences between countries prevent fair comparisons of achievement outcomes across the countries participating in the assessments (Bracey 1998; Rotberg 1990, 1995, 1998). In addition, it has… CONTINUE READING

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