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What Would Happen If Charter School Availability Were Expanded Greatly? Part 2

Chris Walters, who I first mentioned in this post, gave his job market talk at Berkeley yesterday. Roughly speaking, his story is that although some of the lottery evidence in Boston suggests that some Charter Schools can substantially increase test scores, … Continue reading

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What Would Happen If Charter School Availability Were Expanded Greatly?

An interesting job market paper from Christopher Walters of MIT: ABSTRACT: Lottery-based instrumental variables estimates show that Boston’s charter schools substantially increase test scores and close racial achievement gaps among their applicants. A key policy question is whether charter expansion … Continue reading

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