The 2002 Brown Center Annual Report on American Education

The 2002 Brown Center Annual Report on American Education

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The Brown Center on Education Policy conducts research on topics in American education, with a special focus on efforts to improve academic achievement in elementary and secondary schools. The center seeks to inform policymakers at all levels of government, to influence the course of future educational research, and to produce a body of work valuable not only to policymakers and scholars, but also to parents, teachers, administrators, taxpayers, school board members, and the general public.The 2002 report address three concerns: whether arithmetic skills are declining; what U.S. students think of American high schools after attending school abroad; and how the nation's top high schools in football, basketball, and baseball perform on tests of reading and math.U.S. students alt;1 4% 1a€”2 Both groups agree that math is valued less by U.S. ... American students also agree that students in the U.S. spend less time on schoolwork than students in other nations (see Figure 9, page 17). ... In our survey, more than half of U.S. students were employed during the school year, but only about one-fourth of students from other countries (see Figure 10). ... no time 73% Margin of error: +/a€” 6% in interpreting the charter school test score Achlevement In Ten.


Title:The 2002 Brown Center Annual Report on American Education
Author: Tom Loveless
Publisher:Brookings Institution Press - 2002-08-01
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