Tag Archives: Elizabeth Cascio

Universal Pre-School And Social Class: How Exposure to Peers from Poor Families Affects Students

First, I love these BPEA videos. Second, this one by Elizabeth Cascio and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, was quite interesting. Justin Wolfers notes that in two states that introduced universal Pre-K, poor families signed up (so their kids wouldn’t have gone otherwise) … Continue reading

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Valuing The Vote:
 Evidence from the Voting Rights Act of 1965

From Elizabeth Cascio and Ebonya Washington: The Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA) has been called one of the most effective pieces of civil rights legislation in U.S. history, having generated dramatic increases in black voter registration across the South. We show … Continue reading

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