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Event: Seminar on the use of NCES International Databases: PISA, TIMSS, PIRLS

May 21, 2008
May 23, 2008

Washington, DC

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, will sponsor a 2-day seminar on the use of NCES International Databases: the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), and the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS).

This seminar is open to advanced graduate students and faculty members from colleges and universities nationwide, and to researchers, education practitioners, and policy analysts from state and local education agencies and professional associations.

There is no fee to attend this seminar. NCES will provide training materials as well as computers for hands-on practice. NCES will also pay for transportation, hotel accommodations, and a fixed per diem for meals and incidental expenses during the training seminar. All applications should be received no later than April 4, 2008. Applications will be reviewed and selected candidates will be informed by April 14, 2008.

For information or to complete an application, go to:


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Feb 6, 2008

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