U.S. Score Gaps Widen Consistently, Pattern Not Mirrored in Other Education Systems
A new Stats in Brief shows that the United States was the only TIMSS education system (of 29) where the score gap between high- and low-performing students widened between 2011 and 2019 in both mathematics and science at both the 4th and 8th grades.
This project is supported by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, through Grant R305N210034 to Digital Promise. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent views of the Institute or the U.S. Department of Education.