Compulsory Education by Charles Burton Barber, 1890
Starting School Early Affects Educational Attainment : A singular cutoff point for school entry results in age differences between children of the same grade. In many school systems September-born children begin compulsory education in September of the year in which they turn five making them relatively older than summer born children who begin school aged four. Research on these annually age-grouped cohorts reveal relative age effects (RAEs) that convey the greater achievements accrued by…
Has Compulsory Education Actually Harmed Us More Than It’s Helped?
Compulsory schooling in Norway is ten years and children start school at the age of six. Primary and lower secondary education in Norway is founded on the principle of a unified school system that provides equal and adapted education for all on the bas.