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Economics of Education Review Vol. 24, No. 1 (February 2005) pp. 19–28
The determinants of education quality remain a puzzle in much of the literature. In particular, no one has been able to isolate the effect of the quality of a student's peers on achievement. I identify this by considering the introduction of a...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 27, No. 6 pp. 646–654
This paper examines the relationship between course scheduling and student achievement, controlling for student and course characteristics. The literature in psychology recognizes that performance varies by time of day and that spacing learning out...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 30, No. 5 (October 2011) pp. 889–900
Today's children experience a decreased amount of time at recess and fewer physical education (PE) classes throughout the school day. Breaks for physical activity limit class time for academics, potentially reducing learning. However, breaks may...