Moore, Winston and Iyare, Osaretin (2007): A Simple Approach for Identifying Underperforming Schools.
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This paper outlines a purely statistical approach for evaluating school performance within a district. Three performance criteria are detailed: absolute performance, relative performance and conditional performance. The criteria are applied to the Barbadian secondary school system. The study finds that when the three criteria are used in conjunction they can identify schools that are consistently good or poor performers. In the case of Barbados, there was a general improvement in secondary school performance over the period, with no single school appearing consistently on the list of underperformers.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||A Simple Approach for Identifying Underperforming Schools|
|Keywords:||Performance; Secondary Schools; Statistical Approach|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E2 - Consumption, Saving, Production, Investment, Labor Markets, and Informal Economy > E24 - Employment ; Unemployment ; Wages ; Intergenerational Income Distribution ; Aggregate Human Capital ; Aggregate Labor Productivity
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Institutions > I21 - Analysis of Education
|Depositing User:||Winston Moore|
|Date Deposited:||22. Mar 2010 00:22|
|Last Modified:||09. May 2014 04:44|
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