Sponsor Chat: School Choice & School Improvement: What have we learned?
Tuesday, November 17, 2 p.m. Eastern time
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A continuation of the conversation about school choice and school improvement begun at Vanderbilt University’s recent National Center on School Choice Conference. We delved deeper into the effectiveness of vouchers and scholarships, parent choice, urban district choice, the competition effects of choice, and choice in international contexts, and other topics.
Papers, presentations, and video segments of the National Center on School Choice and School Improvement Conference are available on the conference Web site.
David Figlio, the Orrington Lunt Professor of Education, Social Policy and Economics at Northwestern University and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research
Helen F. Ladd, the Edgar Thompson Professor of Public Policy Studies and Professor of Economics at Duke University
Kristie J. R. Phillips, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Brigham Young University
Marisa Cannata, Associate Director, National Center on School Choice, Vanderbilt University, will moderate this chat.
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