Does Sorting Students Improve Scores? An Analysis of Class Composition

This paper examines schools' decisions to sort students into different classes and how those sorting processes impact student achievement. There are two potential effects that result from schools creating homogeneous classes--a "tracking effect," which allows teachers to direct their...

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Main Author: Gan, Li
Collins, Courtney A
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: National Bureau of Economic Research 01.02.2013
Data of publication: 20130201
Series: NBER Working Paper Series
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: NBER Working Papers
National Bureau of Economic Research Publications
NBER Technical Working Papers Archive
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