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The Educational System in the United States: Case Study Findings, March 1999

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Chapter 2: The Development and Implementation of Standards in the United States

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Chapter 3: Individual Differences and the U.S. Education System

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Chapter 4: The Role of School in U.S. Adolescents' Lives

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Chapter 5: Teachers and the Teaching Profession in the United States

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