Educational Value Added in lower secondary schools in Warsaw.

Antoni Józef Jeżowski, Higher Vocational School in Głogów, Poland





Measuring Educational Value Added has had almost ten years of history in Poland. Examination results in lower secondary schools have been analyzed in a sample Polish city (Warsaw), but interpreted in the context of the city's districts, taking into account the above average results of lower secondary school graduates. At the same time, the attempt to measure economic effectiveness in the areas tested in final examinations in correlation with public expenditure proved once more that in a linear sense such correlation does not exist.


Key words: educational value added, school results, school effectiveness


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