- ISSN :
- 2226-0919 (online)
- DOI :
What Makes Urban Schools Different?Click to Access:
- Publication Date
- 01 May 2013
- Bibliographic information
- In most countries and economies, students who attend schools in urban areas tend to perform at higher levels than other students.
- Socio-economic status explains only part of the performance difference between students who attend urban schools and other students.
- Schools in urban settings are larger, tend to benefit from better educational resources, and often enjoy greater autonomy in how they can allocate those resources.