Massachusetts 8th Graders Again Perform Among World Leaders in Math and Science Achievement

Massachusetts 8th Graders Again Perform Among World Leaders in Math and Science Achievement

BOSTON – Tuesday, December 11, 2012 – The Patrick-Murray Administration today announced that Massachusetts students have once again scored among the top performing nations across the world in mathematics and science.  The 2011 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) show that Massachusetts 8th graders made a 14-point gain in mathematics and an 11-point gain in science achievement since the last time the test was administered in 2007.

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