Earning and Learning

Earning and Learning

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The essays in this book report estimates of the effects of learning on earnings and other life outcomes. They also examine whether particular aspects of schooling--such as the age at which children begin school, classroom size, and curriculum--or structural reform--such as national or statewide examinations or school choice--affect learning.(b) to offer accelerated or enriched math and science tracks; (h) to reduce class sizes in examination subjects; (i) to give ... Hypothesis 6 states that external exams will induce larger shifts in the priority given to academics when parents are able ... Thirty percent of American teachers say that they aquot;feel pressure to give higher grades than studentsa#39; work deservesaquot; and ... (d) to have students solve mathematics problems alone rather than in groups; (e) to give more quizzes and tests; (f) toanbsp;...

Title:Earning and Learning
Author:Susan E. Mayer, Paul E. Peterson
Publisher:Brookings Institution Press - 2010-12-01


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