How Would One Extra Year of High School A ff ect Academic Performance in University ? Evidence from a Unique Policy Change

@inproceedings{Krashinsky2006HowWO,
  title={How Would One Extra Year of High School A ff ect Academic Performance in University ? Evidence from a Unique Policy Change},
  author={Harry Krashinsky},
  year={2006}
}
  • Harry Krashinsky
  • Published 2006
This paper uses a unique policy change in Canada’s most populous province, Ontario, to provide direct evidence on the effect of reducing the length of high school on student performance in university. In 1999, the Ontario government eliminated the fifth year of education from its high schools, and mandated a new four-year program. This policy change created two cohorts of students who graduated from high school together and entered university with different amounts of high school education… CONTINUE READING

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