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An analytical approach to study educational inequalities: 10 hypothesis tests in PIRLS 2006

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The paper draws on the work of Willms [2006. Learning divides: Ten policy questions about the performance and equity of schools and schooling systems. Montreal: UNESCO Institute for Statistics] to present an analytical approach to the study of academic achievement disparities related to family socioeconomic status. The approach is illustrated by evaluating 10 hypotheses with two-level and three-level hierarchical linear models using data from the Progress in International Reading Literacy Stu...

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Journal:
International Journal of Research and Method in Education More from this journal
Volume:
35
Issue:
1
Pages:
3-30
Publication date:
2012-04-01
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EISSN:
1743-7288
ISSN:
1743-727X
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:490783
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uuid:b63215b1-d241-4752-95db-7ad29bc3767c
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pubs:490783
Source identifiers:
490783
Deposit date:
2014-12-20

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