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Are all schools created equal? Learning environments in small and large public high schools in New York City
Economics of Education Review Vol. 52, No. 1 (June 2016) pp. 272–290
Over the past two decades, high school reform has been characterized by a belief that “smaller is better.” Much of the expected academic benefit from attending small schools has been credited to their better learning environments. There is little...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 40, No. 1 (June 2014) pp. 93–105
We investigate the role of specialized science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) high schools in New York City (NYC) in promoting performance in science and mathematics and in closing the gender and race gaps in STEM subjects. Using...