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Attempting Education Reform through the Courts: The Inefficacy of Abbott V Court-Mandated Funding Reallocation and Reforms in Underperforming School Districts in New Jersey
This research project analyzes the effects of the 1998 Abbott V New Jersey Supreme Court decision on student achievement in the state’s underperforming Abbott districts. The Court mandated the reallocation of the districts’ ...
"Our Future is in Our Own Hands:" Black Educational Activism in Tennessee, 1865-1890
In the wake of Emancipation, freedpeople across the South declared certain imperatives that they believed would legitimize their separation from slavery and prepare them for their imminent status as citizens of the United ...
Foreign Aid Allocation and Impact: A Sub-National Analysis of Malawi
This project estimates the first sub-national model of foreign aid allocation and impact. Newly geocoded aid project data from Malawi is used in combination with multiple rounds of living standards data to predict the allocation ...
Schools’ Role in Shaping Youth Collective Memory of Conflict and Experiences of Sectarianism in Lebanon
This study analyzes Lebanese and Palestinian youths’ memories of sectarian conflict, their sources of knowledge, and how their memories shape their experiences of current sectarian divides. From 1975 until 1990, Lebanon ...
The Impact of Violence in Mexico on Education and Labor Outcomes: Do Conditional Cash Transfers Have a Mitigating Effect?
This research explores the potential mitigating effect of Mexico’s conditional cash transfer program, Oportunidades, on the education and labor impacts of increased homicide rates. Panel data models are combined with a ...
Patchwork Practices: A Critical Review of the Montessori Public School Subject
In the wake of late twentieth century educational reforms like No Child Left Behind and the Every Student Succeeds Act, American public schools have become increasingly subjected to standardized accountability testing, which ...