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ERIC Number: EJ293713
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
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Has There Been a Decline in Reading Ability Among Pupils of Finnish "Comprehensive" Schools?
Viitaniemi, Eero
Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, v27 n4 p181-200 1983
Reports the methodology used to measure the reading ability of third and fourth grade pupils in Finnish "comprehensive" schools in 1964 and 1979. Notes that 1979 students had significantly higher abilities in all areas measured, despite decreases in standard deviations. Interprets results in the light of acceleration theory. (SB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Finland