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Tag Archives: KIPP
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.
A new article in Education Finance and Policy, Do KIPP Schools Boost Student Achievement?, offers a nice opportunity to say something about methodology in program evaluation. First though, a bit about the substantive results. KIPP schools are probably the best known … Continue reading
Evaluating the performance of a school can be a tough proposition because motivated parents may be more likely to send their kids to a school with a good reputation, so results reflect getting easy-to-teach kids rather than what the school … Continue reading