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Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS)

More Gains Than Score Gains? High School Accountability and College Success

May 17, 2017, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Room 3240
The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in conversations around education research using various research methodologies.
Ford School
CLOSUP Lecture Series

Lecture by David Figlio: Intended and Unintended Consequences of School Accountability

Nov 15, 2011, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Betty Ford Classroom
Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Education Policy Initiative (EPI) at the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP). EPI is a program of coordinated activities designed to bring the latest academic knowledge to issues of education policy. Generous support provided by Charles H. and Susan Gessner. Abstract School accountability systems are intended to lead schools to educate children more efficiently and raise student performance.

The EPI/CLOSUP Michigan School Districts Conference

Dec 5, 2007, 12:00 am EST
Ann Arbor
OverviewThe goal of this conference is to provide school district leaders and EPIresearchers an opportunity to exchange ideas and to brainstorm about potential collaborations. Researchers will present case studies of academic studies that have been conducted in collaboration with school districts, with a special focus on the research process.
Ford School
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Evaluating NCLB

May 1, 2010
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Brian Jacob, Thomas Dee
How has the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act affected student achievement? This is no idle question, as the landmark federal law is long overdue for reauthorization. The Obama administration has recently urged Congress to add the issue to its already...
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To Catch a Cheat

July 1, 2006
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Brian Jacob, Steven Levitt
The pressures of accountability may encourage school personnel to doctor the results from high-stakes tests. Here’s how to stop...