Immigrant student performance in Math: Does it matter where you come from?

Immigrant student performance in Math: Does it matter where you come from? •The immigrant-native performance gap in math is investigated using PISA 2012.•The performance gap is lower the higher the math performance of the country of origin.•Coming from a top quintile country improves the absolute score gap by nearly 33 points.•This coefficient is higher than those of parental education and socio-economic status. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Economics of Education Review Elsevier

Immigrant student performance in Math: Does it matter where you come from?

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Publisher
Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
0272-7757
eISSN
1873-7382
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.econedurev.2016.03.006
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Abstract

•The immigrant-native performance gap in math is investigated using PISA 2012.•The performance gap is lower the higher the math performance of the country of origin.•Coming from a top quintile country improves the absolute score gap by nearly 33 points.•This coefficient is higher than those of parental education and socio-economic status.

Journal

Economics of Education ReviewElsevier

Published: Jun 1, 2016

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