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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.

Charter schools and property values

As anyone with kids who’s house-shopped lately can tell you, good schools raise property values–sometimes a lot. So one way to ask whether charter schools are good schools is to see whether the arrival of┬ácharter schools in a neighborhood raises … Continue reading

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  1. The evidence is probably more that good *students* raise property values.//Charter schools and property values http://t.co/KsQlhSwQZP

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School choice and housing prices

We economists love to talk about unexpected consequences of policy changes. So riddle me this: If you give students the right to transfer to schools outside their district who comes out ahead, the sending district or the receiving district? Randall … Continue reading

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