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Welcome to the Profit of Education website. Continuing the conversation begun in the book Profit of Education, we discuss the latest economic evidence on education reform.
John Papay, Dick Murnane, and John Willet have a new paper, “Income-Based Inequality in Educational Outcomes,” that does two things: The authors show off what can be done with longitudinal state data systems and they give us some substantive results about … Continue reading
Dick Murnane has put together a new description of U.S. High School Graduation Rates. This turns out to be harder than you might think. Murnane explains three of the “gotchyas” that have to be dealt with. State records ought to let us track whether … Continue reading
While we all know that blue collar occupations have declined, a picture from the introduction to Literacy Challenges for the Twenty-First Century” by Dick Murnane, Isabel Sawhill, and Catherine Snow makes clear how big the change is. Blue color work … Continue reading