Patterns of School Segregation in Europe

Helena Holmlund and Björn Öckert
EENEE Analytical Report No.45 2021

This report documents school segregation across Europe today and demonstrates the extent to which Europe’s different school systems and diverse demographic profiles can explain some of the variations in segregation across countries. It also illustrates how much of the test score gaps across schools can be explained by differences in student background.

You may also wish to read the accompanying policy brief summarising the key findings of the report.

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