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ERIC Number: EJ246624
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-Feb
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A Competitive Edge: Examination Results and the Probable Limits of Secondary School Effectiveness.
Gray, John
Educational Review, v33 n1 p25-35 Feb 1981
Using data from several British local education agencies, this analysis demonstrates that, when such intake variables as social background are controlled, school effects on attainment emerge; that is, students attending the "more effective" secondary schools gain a competitive edge in terms of public examination results. (Author/SJL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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