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Gray, John; And Others – Oxford Review of Education, 1984
An analysis of data showed that British students in local education authorities which have retained selection to a greater or lesser extent did not achieve better examination results than students in those authorities which have gone fully comprehensive. (RM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Admission Criteria, Comparative Education, Educational Assessment
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Gray, John; And Others – Oxford Review of Education, 1990
Uses 11 data sets from 6 local British education authorities to examine the relationship between student performance on fifth-form examinations and school effectiveness. Presents hierarchical linear modeling to account for differences in prior attainment, gender, and social background. Finds few differences in school impact on performance. Urges…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Educational Assessment, Educational Research