The School Effect: A Study of Multi-Racial Comprehensives

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This book is the outcome of a research project which followed a group of children who transferred to secondary school in 1981 to the point at which they took their public examinations at the end of the fifth year.

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1 Introduction: The study of multi-racial comprehensives
2 Attainment of racial minorities
3 Studying schools and their effects
4 Method of research
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5 Social and economic variables
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6 Parents and schools
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7 Pupils and schools
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8 Teachers and schools
9 Attainment in absolute terms
10 Attainment in reading and maths: variance components analysis
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11 Outcomes other than attainment
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12 The process of option choice
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13 Determination of subject and level
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14 Pupils' attitudes to choice of subjects
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15 Method of analysis
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16 The results in absolute terms
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17 Variance components analysis
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Conclusions
Appendix 1: Variance Component Analysis
Appendix 2: Proportion of Variance at the School Level References
References

Smith, DJ., Tomlinson, S., Bonnerjea, L., Hogarth, T., Thomes, H. (1989) The School Effect: A Study of Multi-Racial Comprehensives, Policy Studies Institute

ISBN: 0853743886