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Do crowded classrooms crowd out learning?

  • Ahmed, Akhter U.
  • Arends-Kuenning, Mary

The concern that learning performance may be adversely affected by increased class size appears to be unfounded. But unchecked, the negative peer effect could hinder student achievement.

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Paper provided by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in its series FCND discussion papers with number 149.

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Date of creation: 2003
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Handle: RePEc:fpr:fcnddp:149
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