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Inputs in the Production of Early-childhood Human Capital: Evidence from Head Start

From Chris Walters: Studies of small-scale “model” early-childhood programs show that high-quality preschool can have transformative effects on human capital and economic outcomes. Evidence on the Head Start program is more mixed. Inputs and practices vary widely across Head Start … Continue reading

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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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