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Quiz 15 :

International Education

Quiz 15 :

International Education

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Which of the following statements is most accurate?
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A World Bank study has reported that the family socioeconomic background of students is
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Based on the information in Chapter 15, which of the following statements is most accurate?
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Which of the following is not true of the bipartite system?
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Which of the following countries has the most decentralized approach to educational organization?
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According to a study of twelve industrialized nations, how does the United States rank with regard to expenditures on public education (grades 1-12) as a percentage of gross domestic product?
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Female enrollment in college has surpassed male enrollment in most countries except _________.
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Scholars have analyzed the findings of international studies of achievement to try to determine which, if any, aspects of instruction are associated with national performance levels in math.Identify the major conclusions of these analyses, and discuss the implications for improving mathematics performance in the United States.
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According to UNESCO, about what percentage of African children attends primary schools?
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Student diversity (differences in race, ethnicity, religion, language, etc.) is least prevalent in schools in
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In a UNICEF study of 21 industrialized nations on measures of childhood well-being, the United States ranked
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From an international perspective, which of the following statements is most accurate?
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Which is a distinctive feature of education in New Zealand?
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Resources devoted to education tend to be _____________ resources devoted to military forces.
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In a 2010 OECD ranking of countries for reading and math achievement among 15-year-olds, the United States placed:
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Which of the following is not an aspect of education that is shared by many nations in the world?
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Which of the following statements about male-female school enrollment ratios across the world is least accurate?
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Worldwide, public expenditures for education as a percentage of gross domestic product (wealth produced annually) tend to range from
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For teachers in the United States, sources of professional enthusiasm center on
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Chapter 15 describes a number of characteristics of Japanese education that may account for the high achievement levels among Japan's youth, although we are not yet sure which of these characteristics are of crucial importance.Which three of the characteristics do you believe are most significant to Japan's high achievement levels? Describe the characteristics and explain why you think they are important.Can or should the United States try to copy Japan with regard to these characteristics? Be sure to give reasons for your position.
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