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ERIC Number: EJ589395
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0924-3453
A Brief History of Educational "Value-Added": How Did We Get to Where We Are?
Saunders, Lesley
School Effectiveness and School Improvement, v10 n2 p233-56 Jun 1999
Explains how and why the economics concept "value added" came to be used in an educational context, focusing on early usage in the United Kingdom. The term has been developed, used, and defined in various, conflicting ways. Some ambiguities cannot be eliminated. Value-added effectiveness measures involve value judgments. (44 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom