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ERIC Number: EJ592247
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0141-1926
School, Pupils, and Examination Results: Contextualising School "Performance."
Gibson, Alex; Asthana, Sheena
British Educational Research Journal, v24 n3 p269-82 Jun 1998
Demonstrates the extent to which school-level performance in the British General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) program is underpinned by variations in the socioeconomic backgrounds of students. Concludes that uncontextualized performance statistics are flawed, and that policies for school improvement must address underlying constraints on school performance. (DSK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom