Picto Report and other

Ad-hoc Question 'The opportunity cost (private and public) of low achievement or early school l...


The aim of this review is to provide background information on the evidence available concerning the opportunity cost of low educational achievement and early school leaving of individuals with special education needs (SEN). The analysis proceeds as follows. First, an overview of the literature on the identification and classification of the SEN group is presented. Second, the available evidence on the broadly defined costs of low educational achievement for SEN students are examined. Last, an overall appraisal and concluding remarks are provided.