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Title:
Earning and learning : how schools matter
Author:
Mayer, Susan E.
Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press ; New York : Russell Sage Foundation, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
viii, 365 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
From learning to earning / Susan E. Mayer -- Aptitude or achievement : why do test scores predict educational attainment and earnings? / Christopher Jencks and Meredith Phillips -- Economic success and the evolution of schooling and mental ability / Christopher Winship and Sanders D. Korenman -- Does the timing of school affect how much children learn? / Susan E. Mayer and David Knutson -- School reforms : how much do they matter? / Paul E. Peterson -- How does class size relate to achievement in schools? / Frederick Mosteller -- The evidence on class size / Eric A. Hanushek -- The effects of math and math-related courses in high school / Robert H. Meyer -- Do hard courses and good grades enhance cognitive skills? / Jay R. Girotto and Paul E. Peterson -- Nerd harassment, incentives, school priorities, and learning / John H. Bishop -- The effects of school choice on curriculum and atmosphere / Caroline M. Hoxby -- The effects of school choice in New York City / Paul E. Peterson ... [et al.] -- The costs and benefits of school reform / Susan E. Mayer and Paul E. Peterson.
ISBN:
9780815755289

9780815755296
Format :
Book