A More Complete Picture of School Resource Policies

  title={A More Complete Picture of School Resource Policies},
  author={Eric Alan Hanushek},
  journal={Review of Educational Research},
  pages={397 - 409}
  • E. Hanushek
  • Published 1 September 1996
  • Economics
  • Review of Educational Research
Meta-analytic techniques for summarizing information about the relationship between school resources and student performance are capable only of addressing the narrow and uninteresting hypothesis that resources are never used effectively by schools. The data show clearly that resources are sometimes used effectively, although this happens infrequently and there is no description of the circumstances under which resources are used effectively. This article relates the basic evidence on school… 

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