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News Release 07-185

U.S. Middle School Math Teachers Are Ill-prepared Among International Counterparts

Study of future math teachers in the U.S. and five other countries offers new perspective on students' lower achievement in seventh- and eighth-grade math

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In comparison to other countries in the study, U.S. teachers ranked from the middle to the bottom on MT21 measures of mathematics knowledge.

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