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Document Number: 6861

Variations in the Relationship Between Nonschool Factors and Student Achievement on International Tests - This report describes differences in nonschool factors that are related to student achievement. The report investigates six nonschool factors: (1) highest level of education attained by either of the studentsí parents, (2) the highest occupational status of either of the studentsí parents, (3) the number of books that students have access to in the home, (4) whether students speak the native language of the country at home, (5) studentsí immigrant status and (6) studentsí family structure. (Gillian Hampden-Thompson and Jamie S. Johnston, National Center for Education Statistics, April 2006)...

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