The effects of exam scheduling on academic performance

International“Exam scheduling may contribute to performance gaps between subjects, between males and females, as well as between students with differing performance histories. Using lottery-generated variation in exam timing at a Greek public high school, this column identifies three distinct channels through which exam scheduling can influence test performance. The simulation experiments show that the higher the number of exams taken, the higher the potential benefit from optimising exams scheduling …” (more)

[Sofoklis Goulas and Rigissa Megalokonomou, vox, 11 January]

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