Testing for Civic Knowledge
The IEA tested 90,000 14-year-olds in 28 countries on their civics knowledge, engagement, and attitudes. Scores are on a 160-point scale.
1. Countries did not meet age/grade specification.
2. Countries' overall participation rate after replacement less than 85 percent.
3. National Desired Population does not cover all International Desired Population.
4. Countries with testing date at beginning of school year.
SOURCE: "Citizenship and Education in Twenty-Eight Countries," International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2001.
Vol. 20, Issue 27, Page 14Published in Print: March 21, 2001, as Testing for Civic Knowledge