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February 19, 2021

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02/09/2021

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02/08/2021

Education research

The weight of school grades: Evidence of biased teachers’ evaluations against overweight students in Germany

Dian and colleagues found that overweight and obese students receive systematically lower grades by their teachers compared to typical weight students even after controlling for academic competence and sociodemographic characteristics, highlighting that discrimination against overweight people in wider society is mirrored in school settings.

The weight of school grades: Evidence of biased teachers’ evaluations against overweight students in Germany

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