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Title Socioeconomic inequality and student outcomes : cross-national trends, policies, and practices / Louis Volante, Sylke V. Schnepf, John Jerrim, Don A. Klinger, editors
Published Singapore : Springer, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Series Education policy & social inequality, 2520-1476 ; volume 4
Education policy & social inequality ; volume 4
Contents Intro; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Contents; Editors and Contributors; Socioeconomic Inequality in Education Systems; 1 Socioeconomic Inequality and Student Outcomes Across Education Systems; Abstract; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Measurement Issues Regarding Socioeconomic Background; 1.3 Parent-Child Education Links in TIMSS and PISA; 1.4 The Structure and Contents of This Volume; References; 2 The Impact of Education Policies on Socioeconomic Inequality in Student Achievement: A Review of Comparative Studies; Abstract; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Methods; 2.2.1 Selection Criteria
2.2.2 Keywords and Data Collection2.3 Results; 2.3.1 Source Studies; 2.3.2 Measures of Socioeconomic Inequality; 2.4 Determinants of Socioeconomic Inequality in Student Achievement; 2.4.1 Learning Environments Outside School; 2.4.2 Home Learning Environments; 2.4.3 School Learning Environments; 2.4.4 Time for Learning; 2.4.5 Content Coverage; 2.4.6 School Culture; 2.4.7 School Mix; 2.4.8 Differentiation; 2.4.9 Accountability; 2.4.10 Interaction Between Differentiation and Accountability; 2.4.11 Autonomy; 2.4.12 Private Schools and Competition Among Schools
2.4.13 Public Expenditure on Education2.4.14 Teacher Qualification; 2.4.15 Additional Results; 2.5 Conclusions; Funding Note; References; National Profiles; 3 Socioeconomic Inequality and Student Outcomes in English Schools; Abstract; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Key Characteristics of the Student Population; 3.2.1 Gender; 3.2.2 Household Income; 3.2.3 Minority Ethnic Origins; 3.2.4 English as an Additional Language; 3.2.5 Regional Differences; 3.2.6 Family Structure; 3.2.7 Parental Education; 3.3 Educational Outcomes of Low SES Children; 3.3.1 PISA; 3.3.2 Official Measure of Educational Inequality
3.3.3 Post-16 Education3.3.4 University Attendance Differences; 3.3.5 When and Why Do These Differences Emerge?; 3.3.6 Limitations of Data Sources; 3.4 Educational Policies Designed to Address Socioeconomic Disadvantage; 3.4.1 Free Early Education; 3.4.2 Curriculum Reform; 3.4.3 Academies and Free Schools; 3.4.4 Grammar Schools; 3.4.5 Educational Funding; 3.4.6 "What Works" and the Education Endowment Foundation; 3.5 Conclusion; References; 4 Socioeconomic Inequality and Student Outcomes in German Schools; Abstract; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Key Characteristics of the National Student Population
4.3 Factors Associated with Students' Outcomes in Secondary School4.4 Education Policies Designed to Address Socioeconomic Disadvantaged Students; 4.4.1 Streaming; 4.4.2 Segregation; 4.4.3 Standardization; 4.4.4 Monitoring; 4.4.5 Centralization of Exams; 4.4.6 School Autonomy; 4.4.7 Preschools; References; 5 Socioeconomic Inequality and Student Outcomes in Italy; Abstract; 5.1 The Italian Educational System: An Overview; 5.2 Family Background and Educational Success in Italy; 5.3 The Evolution of Social Inequalities in Italian Upper Secondary Education: Methods and Results
Summary This book examines socioeconomic inequality and student outcomes across various Western industrialized nations and the varying success they have had in addressing achievement gaps in lower socioeconomic status student populations. It presents the national profiles of countries with notable achievement gaps within the respective school-aged student populations, explains the trajectory of achievement results in relation to both national and international large-scale assessment measures, and discusses how relevant education policies have evolved within their national contexts. Most importantly, the national profiles investigate the effectiveness of policy responses that have been adopted to close the achievement gap in lower socioeconomic status student populations. This book provides a cross-national analysis of policy approaches designed to address socioeconomic inequality
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed September 18, 2019)
Subject Educational equalization
Prediction of scholastic success
Educational equalization.
Prediction of scholastic success.
Form Electronic book
Author Jerrim, John, editor
Klinger, Don A., editor
Schnepf, Sylke Viola, editor
Volante, Louis, editor
ISBN 9789811398636