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1.

An Evaluation of the Educational Impact of College Campus Visits: A Randomized Experiment

EDRE Working Paper No. 2019-002
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and Saint Louis University School of Education
Downloads 29
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Local Labor Market Conditions, Principals’ Leadership, Conscientiousness, and Beginning Teacher Turnover: A Study During the Great Recession

EDRE Working Paper No. 2019-01
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Jan 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 17
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The Effects of Regulations on Private School Choice Program Participation: Experimental Evidence from Florida

EDRE Working Paper No. 2018-08
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
Cato Institute - Center for Educational Freedom, George Mason University and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 77
4.

Further Validation of Survey Effort Measures of Relevant Character Skills: Results from a Sample of High School Students

EDRE Working Paper No. 2018-07
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Psychology and University of Colorado at Boulder
Downloads 42
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Identifying Naturally-occurring Direct Assessments of Social-emotional Competencies: The Promise and Limitations of Survey and Assessment Disengagement Metadata

EDRE Working Paper No. 2018-06
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
NWEA, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 38
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The Educational Emphases of Science Teachers in US Evangelical Protestant High Schools

EDRE Working Paper No. 2018-05
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Jun 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 28
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College Readiness, Student Expectations and Success: The Role of Non-Cognitive Skills

EDRE Working Paper No. 2018-04
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 May 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 88
8.

Will Democracy Endure Private School Choice? The Effect of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program on Adult Voting Behavior

EDRE Working Paper No. 2018-03
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 May 2018
Working Paper Series
Cato Institute - Center for Educational Freedom and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 52
9.

Start to Finish: Examining the Impact of the El Dorado Promise on Postsecondary Outcomes

EDRE Working Paper No. 2018-02
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Apr 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and Saint Louis University School of Education
Downloads 65
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Bigger Bang, Fewer Bucks? The Productivity of Public Charter Schools in Eight U.S. Cities

EDRE Working Paper No. 2018-01
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Feb 2018
Working Paper Series
Cato Institute - Center for Educational Freedom, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, Aspire Consulting and EduAnalytics, LLC
Downloads 124
11.

Alternative Measures of Noncognitive Skills and Their Effect on Retirement Preparation and Financial Capability

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2017-365
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 24
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Silencing the Seventh Trumpet: Analyzing the Effect of Private Schooling on Voting Behavior

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-23
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 17
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Alternative Measures of Non-Cognitive Skills and Their Effect on Retirement Preparation and Financial Capability

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-22
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 24
14.

Gender Gaps in Math Performance, Perceived Mathematical Ability and College STEM Education: The Role of Parental Occupation

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-21
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 177
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Does Private Islamic Schooling Promote Terrorism? An Analysis of the Educational Background of Successful American Homegrown Terrorists

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-20
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard University and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 87
16.

Cross-Subsidization of Teacher Pension Costs: The Impact of Assumed Market Returns

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-19
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
Downloads 19
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You Can't Always Get What You Want: Using 'Broken Lotteries' to Check the Validity of Charter School Evaluations Using Matching Designs

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-15
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, Michigan State University, Saint Louis University School of Education and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 26
18.

Educational Attainment Effects of Public and Private School Choice

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-16
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 33
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What Leads to Successful School Choice Programs? A Review of the Theories and Evidence

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-17
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
Cato Institute - Center for Educational Freedom and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 73
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Gendered Ambition: Career Advancement in Public Schools

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-18
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, Texas A&M University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 26
21.

Does Regulation Induce Homogenization? An Analysis of Three Voucher Programs in the United States

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-14
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
Cato Institute - Center for Educational Freedom and George Mason University
Downloads 93
22.

The Play's the Thing: Experimentally Examining the Social and Cognitive Effects of School Field Trips to Live Theater Performances

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-13
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 226
23.

The Wisconsin Role in the School Choice Movement

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-12
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 May 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Political Science and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 77
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Examining the Impacts of Middle School Disciplinary Policies on 9th Grade Retention

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-11
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and Saint Louis University School of Education
Downloads 49
25.

Evaluating School Vouchers: Evidence from a Within-Study Comparison

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-10
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 17 May 2017
Working Paper Series
Michigan State University and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 112
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Understanding a Vicious Cycle: Do Out-of-School Suspensions Impact Student Test Scores?

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-09
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
Michigan State University, Saint Louis University School of Education and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 163
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Can Parents’ Growth Mindset and Role Modelling Address STEM Gender Gaps?

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-07
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 208
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Is Pre-Kindergarten an Educational Panacea? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Scaled-Up Pre-Kindergarten in the United States

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-08
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
Cato Institute - Center for Educational Freedom, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and Saint Louis University School of Education
Downloads 107
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Does Choice Matter for School Choice? An Instrumental Variables Analysis of the Effect of Choice on Parental Satisfaction in Charter Schools

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-06
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
Cato Institute - Center for Educational Freedom
Downloads 77
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More Graduates, Less Criminals? The Economic Impacts of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-05
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty and Cato Institute - Center for Educational Freedom
Downloads 84
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State and District Fiscal Effects of a Universal Education Savings Account Program in Arkansas

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-04
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and Cato Institute - Center for Educational Freedom
Downloads 245
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Private Schooling Promotes Political and Economic Freedom? An International Fixed Effects Instrumental Variables Analysis

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-03
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
Cato Institute - Center for Educational Freedom and Harvard University
Downloads 79
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Does Private Schooling Improve International Test Scores? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-02
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
Cato Institute - Center for Educational Freedom
Downloads 115
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Helping Hand or a Hurdle Too High? An Evaluation Of Developmental Coursework at Arkansas's Flagship University

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-01
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 14
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Whether to Approve an Education Savings Account Program in Texas: Preventing Crime Does Pay

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-20
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Cato Institute - Center for Educational Freedom and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 119
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Boosting Graduation Rates in Texas Through Education Savings Accounts

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-19
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 44
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When Students Don't Care: Reexamining International Differences in Achievement and Non-Cognitive Skills

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-18
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Murcia - Department of Applied Economics
Downloads 317
38.

Cross-Subsidization of Teacher Pension Normal Cost: The Case of CalSTRS

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-17
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
Downloads 57
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Promises Fulfilled? A Systematic Review of the Impacts of Promise Programs

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-16
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, Saint Louis University School of Education and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 198
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Comparing Performance of Methods to Deal with Differential Attrition in Lottery Based Evaluations

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-15
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, Michigan State University, American University and RAND Corporation
Downloads 35
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Disparate Use of Exclusionary Discipline: Evidence on Inequities in School Discipline from a U.S. State

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-14
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Michigan State University and Saint Louis University School of Education
Downloads 88
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Kids vs. Adults: Using Observations and Student Surveys to Evaluate the Arkansas Teacher Corps

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-13
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and Saint Louis University School of Education
Downloads 59
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Personality as a Predictor of Unit Nonresponse in Panel Data: An Analysis of an Internet-Based Survey

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-12
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and Center for Economic and Social Research

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School Choice: The Personal and the Political

Forthcoming in the Journal of School Choice: International Research and Reform, EDRE Working Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Missouri at Saint Louis - Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Downloads 67
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You Can Often Get What You Want: Assessing the Match between Parent Preferences and Private Schools of Choice

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-11
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 20
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Who is More Free? A Comparison of the Decision-Making of Private and Public School Principals

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-09
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard University and Cato Institute - Center for Educational Freedom
Downloads 250
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Comparing and Validating Measures of Character Skills: Findings from a Nationally Representative Sample

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-08
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 May 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 98
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The Participant Effects of Private School Vouchers Across the Globe: A Meta-Analytic and Systematic Review

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-07
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 09 May 2016 Last Revised: 11 May 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard University, Michigan State University and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 534
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Measuring Teacher Conscientiousness and its Impact on Students: Insight from the Measures of Effective Teaching Longitudinal Database

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-05
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 118
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The Fiscal Effect of Eliminating the Louisiana Scholarship Program on State Education Expenditures

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-06
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and Cato Institute - Center for Educational Freedom
Downloads 67