## Comparing Standards Internationally: Research and Practice in Mathematics and Beyond |

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### Contents

T Neville Postlethwaite Overview of Issues | 23 |

S J Prais How Did English Schools and Pupils Really Perform | 79 |

James W Stigler James Hiebert Understanding | 119 |

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Comparing Standards Internationally: Research and Practice in Mathematics ... David Phillips No preview available - 1999 |

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