Research Insights: Does Educational Support for Struggling Students Also Benefit High Achievers?

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Jul 2022
Educational support for children with reading difficulties influences their academic performance and also that of their peers with better grades. The results show a positive impact on the learning of students with good performance who were not part of the school support program but who were classmates of students who were part of it. Our evidence suggests that the results are not explained by reductions in class size or by changes in teachers' practices.