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Migrant Youths' Educational Achievement: The Role of Institutions

Cobb-Clark, Deborah A.; Sinning, Mathias; Stillman, Steven


The authors use 2009 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) data to link institutional arrangements in OECD countries' to disparities in reading, math, and science test scores for migrant and native-born students. The authors find that achievement gaps are larger for migrant youths who arrive at older ages and for those who do not speak the language of the PISA test at home. Institutional arrangements often serve to mitigate the achievement gaps of some migrant students while...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
DOI: 10.1177/0002716212440786


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