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Stevenson, David Lee; Baker, David P. – American Journal of Sociology, 1992
Presents study results of Japanese high school seniors determining how learning experiences outside formal schooling affect future education. Reports that students from higher socioeconomic backgrounds are more likely to participate. Concludes that participation in certain forms of shadow education increases likelihood of university attendance.…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Bound Students, College Preparation, Educational Attainment
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Stevenson, David Lee; Baker, David P. – Sociology of Education, 1991
Compares the relationship between local or national control over curricular issues and the content of mathematics instruction in 15 national educational systems. Finds in systems with national control, teachers are more likely to teach the same curriculum and the amount of the mathematics curriculum actually taught is unrelated to student or…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Course Content, Educational Research