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"Adolescents from low-income households use private tutoring the least frequently": Eight Questions to C. Katharina Spieß

Interview of February 10, 2016

How much are German schoolchildren being tutored?

The usage of tutoring in Germany is noteworthy. Among secondary school students, 18 percent reported having been tutored in the past 6 months. Among primary school students, it’s clearly much lower, at 6 percent. However, it’s remarkable that even first-graders report that they have received tutoring. [...]

The full interview with C. Katharina Spieß is published in DIW Economic Bulletin 6/2016. It is available for download as pdf document (PDF, 101.88 KB).

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