International education indicators provide the opportunity to compare America's performance with that of other countries, to identify similarities and differences between our systems and others, and to suggest new approaches to the challenge of providing a world class education. Comparisons are among Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the U.K. and the U.S. Students in the U.S. perform well in comparison with their peers in other countries in reading and less well in geography and science; their weakest area is math. Public financial investment in education in the U.S. is among the highest.Post-high school vocational training programs, junior college programs, and programs offered at technical institutions are ... Comparable training in other countries does, in some cases, take place in nonbaccalaureate higher education programs, but rarely in baccalaureate programs. ... U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, How Workers Get Their Training: A 1991 Update ( Washington, anbsp;...
|Author||:||Nancy Matheson, Laura H. Salganik, Richard P. Phelps, Marianne Perie|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1997-04-01|