Session 132:
Education Policy and Child Outcomes

Friday, May 1
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Joliet
Level 5

Chair: Matthew Stagner, University of Chicago
Discussant: Brian Jacob, University of Michigan

  1. Middle School Operating Levies and Eighth Grade Mathematics and Reading Achievement: Evidence from Minnesota, 1998-2005Peter Wruck, University of Minnesota; John R. Warren, University of Minnesota

  2. The Structural Attributes of Low- and High-Performing High Schools: Success Rates in High Stakes Testing in Washington StateNikolas D. Pharris-Ciurej, University of Washington; Charles Hirschman, University of Washington

  3. Dosage Effects of Classroom-Based Interventions on Children's School Readiness: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Head Start SettingsFuhua Zhai, New York University; Cybele Raver, New York University; Stephanie Jones, Harvard University; Christine Li-Grining, Loyola University Chicago; Emily Pressler, New York University; Qin Gao, Fordham University; Darlene Jones-Lewis, City of Chicago, Office of Children and Family Services

  4. SES vs. Sex: Where Should Education Policy-Makers Invest in Sub-Saharan Africa?Sarah Giroux, Cornell University; Anila Rehman, Cornell University; Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue, Cornell University; Habidou Ouedraogo, Institut de Formation et de Recherche Demographiques (IFORD)

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