Felix Bittmann

How does exposure to a different school track influence learning progress? Explaining scissor effects by track in Germany

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Issue: 2021
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The researchers in this study use the German National Educational Panel Study to compare data on the reading and mathematics scores of almost 1600 pupils in the upper and intermediate school tracks between 2010 and 2015. Even after controlling for differences in students’ backgrounds and prior attainment, they find that those on the upper track … Read more