Education and Equity (Education News and Research 129)


Education Equity in the Russian Federation  This report outlines the findings from an analysis of inequity in Russian pre-university education. The report seeks to answer to the following questions: what the magnitude of educational inequity in Russia is and what are its sources; what practices might potentially tackle inequity in Russian schools; and what are the potential economic benefits to the Russian Federation of dealing with educational inequities. The report uses data from standardized international assessments to compare Russian performance with other countries. The study uses the latest quantitative methods including a machine learning model to understand the dynamics connecting social inequity and inequity in educational outcomes. Further, the report examines the prevention and remediation measures by looking at the resilient schools in Russia and identifies the factors of schools’ resiliency.


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