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1.

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
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, Michigan State University and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 455
2.

Effects of Dual-Language Immersion on Students’ Academic Performance

EDRE Working Paper No. 2015-09
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
American University, American Councils for International Education, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation and Portland Public Schools
Downloads 351
3.

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 273
4.

The School Choice Voucher: A 'Get Out of Jail' Card?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Cato Institute - Center for Educational Freedom and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 259
5.

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
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and Cato Institute - Center for Educational Freedom
Downloads 246
6.

What Explains the Gender Gap in Financial Literacy? The Role of Household Decision-Making

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 762
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Southern California - Sol Price School of Public Policy
Downloads 240
7.

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 225
8.

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 201
9.

Bush's Brain (No, Not Karl Rove):‎ How Bush’s Psyche Shaped His Decision-Making

R. Maranto, JUDGING BUSH, Stanford University Press, 2009, Chapman University Law Research Paper No. 09-42
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and Chapman University, Office of the Provost
Downloads 182
10.

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 164
11.

No Excuses Charter Schools: A Meta-Analysis of the Experimental Evidence on Student Achievement

EDRE Working Paper No. 2014-11
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2015
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Missouri and Tulane University - Education Research Alliance
Downloads 161
12.

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, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 159
13.

The Politically Correct University

THE POLITICALLY CORRECT UNIVERSITY, Robert Maranto, Richard Redding, Frederick Hess, eds., 2005, Chapman University Law Research Paper No. 09-43
Number of pages: 342 Posted: 29 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, Chapman University, Office of the Provost and American Enterprise Institute
Downloads 155
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 144
15.

Retirement Effects on Health in Europe

RAND Working Paper No. WR-588
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Washington - Department of Health Services and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 133
16.

Do School Discipline Policies Treat Students Fairly? A Second Look at School Discipline Rate Disparities

EDRE Working Paper No. 2015-11
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
Michigan State University and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 126
17.

Dimensions of Subjective Well-Being

CESR Working Paper No. 2013-005
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Program on Global Aging, Health & Policy, Center for Economic & Social Research, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Education and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 123
18.

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, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 123
19.

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 115
20.

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 110
21.

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 100
22.

Family Labor Participation and Child Care Decisions: The Role of Grannies

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 833
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Feb 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 98
23.

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 University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 94
24.

Finance for All: The Impact of Financial Literacy Training in Compulsory Secondary Education in Spain

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 1502
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
Banco de España - Research Department, Banco de España - Research Department and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform

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Downloads 93
25.

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 88
26.

The Effects of the Louisiana Scholarship Program On Student Achievement after Two Years

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Tulane University - Education Research Alliance and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 88
27.

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 87
28.

Teacher Effectiveness in Urban High Schools

RAND Education Working Paper No. 693-IES
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
The RAND Corporation - Santa Monica CA Offices and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 85
29.

Comparisons of Student Perceptions of Teacher's Performance in the Classroom: Using Parametric Anchoring Vignette Methods for Improving Comparability

EDRE Working Paper No. 2015-01
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Education, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, Independent and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 84
30.

Discipline Disproportionalities in Schools: The Relationship between Student Characteristics and School Disciplinary Outcomes

EDRE Working Paper No. 2015-08
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
Michigan State University and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 84
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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), University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 83
32.

Teacher Qualifications and Middle School Student Achievement

RAND Education Working Paper No. 671-IES
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
The RAND Corporation - Santa Monica CA Offices and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 82
33.

Boot Camps and Science Camps: Comparing the KIPP and Harmony Charter School Networks

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 79
34.

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
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 78
35.

Does Retirement Make You Happy? A Simultaneous Equations Approach

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2014-310
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Faculty of Management (ESG), Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Program on Global Aging, Health & Policy, Center for Economic & Social Research and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 78
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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 77
37.

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 76
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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 University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 72
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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 University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 70
40.

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 69
41.

Blaine it on Politics: The Effect of Anti-Aid Amendments on Private School Choice Programs in the U.S. States

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Downloads 68
42.

The Impact of the Louisiana Scholarship Program on Racial Segregation in Louisiana Schools

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
North Carolina State University - Department of Educational Leadership, Policy & Human Development, Tulane University - Education Research Alliance and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 67
43.

Does Retirement Induced Through Social Security Pension Eligibility Influence Subjective Well-Being? A Cross-Country Comparison

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2013-301
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, Program on Global Aging, Health & Policy, Center for Economic & Social Research and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 66
44.

Seeking Relevance: Toward a Strategic Plan for Political Science

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 66
45.

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 64
46.

When Rights, Incentives, and Institutions All Clash: The Case of School Vouchers And Special Education in Milwaukee

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Political Science and Furman University
Downloads 64
47.

Cops, Teachers, and the Art of the Impossible: ‎Explaining the Lack of Diffusion of Impossible ‎Job Innovations

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 63
48.

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 63
49.

Does Financial Literacy Contribute to Food Security?

International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics: ISSN 2147-8988, E-ISSN: 2149-3766 Vol. 4 No. 1, Special Issue, 2015, pp. 1-19
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Feb 2016
Accepted Paper Series
RAND Corporation and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 62
50.

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 60