Slovene Pupils Better Than Their U.S. Fellowmates

New York, 6 December - Slovene schoolchildren are more successful in natural science and mathematics than their American fellowmates, shows the third international scientific study conducted in 1999, which comprised 38 countries. The results of the study, which monitored children between 12 and 14 years of age in 38 countries, were published last night in the U.S. An initial comparative study was conducted already in 1995, comprising 42 countries. The international average assessment has been set at 500.

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