Three Essays on Resources in Education

Three Essays on Resources in Education

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The second chapter looks at the achievement effects of the expenditure changes examined in chapter 1. Using restricted student-level test scores for New Jersey's 11th grade assessment, I find that the policy improved math and reading scores of minority students by 0.2-0.25 standard deviations. Trends in scores at earlier grades also show shrinking achievement gaps.These types of expenditures seem likely to add to the school experience of the treated students, and measuring the impact of ... New Jersey instituted annual statewide assessments in the early 1980s in elementary, middle and high school.

Title:Three Essays on Resources in Education
Author:Alexandra M. Resch
Publisher:ProQuest - 2008


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