Do Minorities Experience Larger Lasting Benefits From Small Classes?

@article{Nye2004DoME,
  title={Do Minorities Experience Larger Lasting Benefits From Small Classes?},
  author={Barbara Nye and Larry V Hedges and Spyros Konstantopoulos},
  journal={The Journal of Educational Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={98},
  pages={100 - 94}
}
Recent research from randomized experiments on class size points to positive effects of small classes that persist for several years, but the evidence about the social distribution of effects is less clear. Some scholars have contended that the immediate effects of small classes are larger for minorities and for disadvantaged persons (e.g., J. D. Finn & C. M. Achilles, 1990). Those claims have led to policies of class size reduction specifically to reduce inequality in educational outcomes. The… Expand
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