The Evaluation of English Education Policies
AbstractEducational inequalities are evident even before children start school. Those connected to disadvantage widen out as children progress through the education system and into the labour market. We document various forms of educational inequality. We then review available evidence for England about the impact of school-level policies on achievement and their potential for reducing the socio-economic gap. We discuss evaluation evidence under four main themes: school resources; market incentives; school autonomy; and pedagogical approaches.
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Educational inequality; evaluation; school policies;
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- NEP-ALL-2012-01-03 (All new papers)
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- NEP-LAB-2012-01-03 (Labour Economics)
- NEP-URE-2012-01-03 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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