Non�?Native Speakers of English in the Classroom: What are the Effects on Pupil Performance?

  title={Non�?Native Speakers of English in the Classroom: What are the Effects on Pupil Performance?},
  author={Charlotte Geay and S. Mcnally and Shqiponja Telhaj},
  journal={Wiley-Blackwell: Economic Journal},
  • Charlotte Geay, S. Mcnally, Shqiponja Telhaj
  • Published 2012
  • Economics, Political Science, Engineering
  • Wiley-Blackwell: Economic Journal
  • In recent years there has been an increase in the number of children going to school in England who do not speak English as a first language. We investigate whether this has an impact on the educational outcomes of native English speakers at the end of primary school. We show that the negative correlation observed in the raw data is mainly an artefact of selection: non-native speakers are more likely to attend school with disadvantaged native speakers. We attempt to identify a causal impact of… CONTINUE READING
    96 Citations
    The Educational Consequences of Language Proficiency for Young Children
    • 3
    • PDF
    Tower of Babel in the Classroom: Immigrants and Natives in Italian Schools
    • 38
    • PDF
    Dual Language Education and Student Achievement
    • 2
    • PDF


    The Good, the Bad, and the Average: Evidence on Ability Peer Effects in Schools
    • 183
    Do Foreign Students Crowd Out Native Students from Graduate Programs?
    • 152
    • PDF
    Peer Effects in European Primary Schools: Evidence from the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study
    • 312
    • PDF
    Peer Effects in the Classroom: Learning from Gender and Race Variation
    • 1,291
    • PDF
    Peers and achievement in England's secondary schools
    • 40
    • PDF
    Educational Crowding Out: Do Immigrants Affect the Educational Attainment of American Minorities?
    • 71
    • PDF