ERIC Number: EJ647094
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
How Does the Makeup of a Classroom Influence Achievement?
Hoxby, Caroline M.
Education Next, v2 n2 p56-63 Sum 2002
Examines the effect of peers on elementary grade reading and mathematics scores. Finds, for example, that third-grade girls score higher on reading tests in all-female classes, that boys and girls score higher in mathematics in classes with larger percentages of females, and that Hispanic students score higher in mathematics and reading when class is two-thirds or more Hispanic. (PKP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Texas Assessment of Academic Skills