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This report uses data from the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), and summarizes the performance of U.S. students in the year 2006. It also compares the scores of U.S. 15-year-old students in science and mathematics literacy to the scores of their peers internationally.
The National Center for Education Statistics is responsible for the collection and distribution of U.S. data for international education comparison efforts conducted by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. AIR supports these efforts through technical assistance and expert measurement advice, including input on study design, analysis, reporting, and dissemination, and reviewing of reports for several international assessments.
International Benchmarking: State Education Performance Standards provides policymakers international benchmarks against which they can compare and monitor the educational performance of students.
This report uses data from the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) on fourth-grade teachers’ reading instruction practices and strategies.
This special analysis examines the performance of U.S. students in reading, mathematics, and science compared with the performance of their peers in other countries that participated in PIRLS, PISA, and TIMSS in terms of students’ average scores and the percentage of students reaching internationally benchmarked performance levels.