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By Hans Luyten, Maria Hendriks, Jaap Scheerens

This ebook presents a radical evaluate of the study literature at the influence of faculty measurement in basic and secondary schooling on 3 varieties of results: pupil success, non-cognitive results and prices in step with pupil. in response to eighty four clinical courses and a number of other previous reports, the e-book discusses 4 major components: the influence of college dimension on cognitive studying results and non-cognitive results; the "state of the paintings" of empirical learn on economies of dimension; the direct and oblique impression of faculty dimension, conditioned through different tuition context variables on scholar functionality and the categorical place of the Netherlands in a global standpoint. The publication offers summaries of the implications and major conclusions stumbled on and discusses those with admire to their relevance for academic coverage in most cases and for the Netherlands specifically. The e-book concludes with feedback for destiny learn on college size.

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On the other hand, larger schools standardize their production process, by means of tests, quality care systems, and school plans, developed according to standardized formats. Such standardization may have a positive effect on (outcome) quality. On the basis of these results of Dutch studies, the quality argument might well be put aside in considerations of optimizing school size. ’’ Although the gradual trend of cost effects of changes in school size is fairly clear as well, more empirical and analytic work would be useful in the domain of cost effectiveness analyses.

On the basis of these results of Dutch studies, the quality argument might well be put aside in considerations of optimizing school size. ’’ Although the gradual trend of cost effects of changes in school size is fairly clear as well, more empirical and analytic work would be useful in the domain of cost effectiveness analyses. 6 Overall Conclusions Review studies show sometimes positive and sometimes negative results. There is a striking difference between US studies as compared to studies in other parts of the world, with studies from the USA indicating more often better outcomes for smaller schools.

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