Leanna Stiefel

New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

Public and Nonprofit Management and the Policy Pro

4 Washington Square North

New York, NY 10003

United States

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

The Multiple Dimensions of Student Mobility and Implications for Academic Performance: Evidence from New York City Elementary and Middle School Students

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Amy Ellen Schwartz, Leanna Stiefel and Luis Chalico
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Do Small Schools Improve Performance in Large, Urban Districts? Causal Evidence from New York City

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 1986092
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 16 Jan 2012
Amy Ellen Schwartz, Leanna Stiefel and Matthew Wiswall
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
Downloads 134 (259,876)

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education reform, small schools, heterogeneous treatment, instrumental variables

Do Small Schools Improve Performance in Large, Urban Districts? Causal Evidence from New York City

IESP Working Paper No. 04-11
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2014
Amy Ellen Schwartz, Leanna Stiefel and Matthew Wiswall
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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Why Do Some Schools Get More and Others Less? An Examination of School-Level Funding in New York City

Institute of Education and Social Policy Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Amy Ellen Schwartz, Ross Rubenstein and Leanna Stiefel
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Can Reorganizing K-8 Education Improve Academic Performance? The Impact of Grade Span on Student Achievement

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2010-06
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Jan 2010
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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School reform, grade span, mobility, student achievement

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Measuring School Efficiency Using Cost Functions

MEASURING SCHOOL PERFORMANCE AND EFFICIENCY: IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE AND RESEARCH, pp. 67-92, L. Stiefel, A.E. Schwartz, R. Rubenstein & J. Zabel, eds., NY: Eye on Education, Inc., 2005
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy
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Language Proficiency and Home Languages of Students in New York City Elementary and Middle Schools

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Dec 2007
Leanna Stiefel, Amy Ellen Schwartz and Dylan Conger
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy
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elementary schools, middle schools, LEP students, student language proficiency, English proficiency, education, NYC students, NYC schools

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Closing the Black-White Achievement Gap in High School: An Assessment of Evidence on Interventions to Improve Test Scores and College Prospects of African American Students

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2011-12
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 01 Jul 2011
Independent, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Does Small High School Reform Lift Urban Districts? Evidence from NYC

National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools (NCSU) Conference, June 2012, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 1996702
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy
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education reform, small schools

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Who are Our Students? A Statistical Portrait of Immigrant Students in New York City Elementary and Middle Schools

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Dec 2007
Dylan Conger, Amy Ellen Schwartz and Leanna Stiefel
New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Downloads 82 (360,743)
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NYC schools, education, immigration, immigrant students, elementary schools, middle schools

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Fifth Year Evaluation Report for the Cornerstone Literacy Initiative

Number of pages: 157 Posted: 19 Dec 2007
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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literacy reform

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The Cornerstone of Change: Lessons from a School Reform Initiative

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Dec 2007
New York University (NYU), New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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literacy reform

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School Performance and Resource Use: The Role of Districts in New York City

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 1059802
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Dec 2007
New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research
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school districts, education, school performance, elementary schools, middle schools, school accountability

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Mission Matters: The Cost of Small High Schools Revisited

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2010-08
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2010
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy and CUNY Office of Policy Research
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Why and How Does Source Country Matter? The Effects of Home Countries and Immigrant Communities on Foreign-Born Student Achievement

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Nov 2009
Dylan Conger, Amy Ellen Schwartz and Leanna Stiefel
New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Adjusted Measures of School Performance: A Cross-State Perspective

MEASURING SCHOOL PERFORMANCE AND EFFICIENCY: IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE AND RESEARCH, pp. 17-36, L. Stiefel, A.E. Schwartz, R. Rubenstein & J. Zabel, eds., NY: Eye on Education, Inc., 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy and Independent
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Do Immigrants Differ from Migrants? Disentangling the Impact of Mobility on High School Completion and Performance

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Nov 2009
Leanna Stiefel, Amy Ellen Schwartz and Dylan Conger
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy
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Does Small High School Reform Life Urban Districts? Evidence from New York City

Educational Researcher, pp. 1-12, 2015, DOI: 10.3102/0013189X15579187, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2611777
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 May 2015
Leanna Stiefel, Amy Ellen Schwartz and Matthew Wiswall
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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econometric analysis, educational reform, high schools, regression analyses, school reform, small schools, systemic effects, quasi-experimental analysis, urban high schools, urban education

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Best Schools, Worst Schools and Efficiency: A Reconciliation and Assessment of Alternative Classification Systems

Developments in School Finance, pp. 81-101, 2004
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Nov 2009
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research
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Weighting for Adequacy (Commentary)

Education Week, Vol. 25, No. 44, pp. 32-34, 2006
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Ross Rubenstein, Amy Ellen Schwartz and Leanna Stiefel
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Subgroup Reporting and School Segregation

Education Week, Vol. 24, No. 28, p. 31, March 2005
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and CUNY Office of Policy Research
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Public Education in the Dynamic City: Lessons from New York City

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 157-172, 2005, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2716153
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Jan 2016
Amy Ellen Schwartz and Leanna Stiefel
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Using Adjusted Performance Measures for Evaluating Resource Use

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Mar 2004
Leanna Stiefel, Ross Rubenstein and Amy Ellen Schwartz
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research
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Does High School Size Matter for Risky Behaviors and Mental Health of Low-Income Teenagers? Evidence from New York City

NYU Wagner Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Aug 2019
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), New York University (NYU) - New York University, Dean, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research
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small high school, instrumental variable, youth pregnancy, youth violence, mental disorder, substance abuse

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The Effects of Negative Equity on Children's Educational Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w28428
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2021
New York University School of Law, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Northwestern University, Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA), University of Connecticut - Department of Economics, Syracuse University and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Equity and Accountability: The Impact of State Accountability Systems on School Finance

Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol. 28, Issue 3, pp. 1-22, Fall 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Aug 2008
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, affiliation not provided to SSRN, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research
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School Budgeting and School Performance: The Impact of New York City's Performance Driven Budgeting Initiative

Journal of Education Finance, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 403-424, 2003, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2717548
Posted: 18 Jan 2016
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, Independent and Independent

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Small Schools, Large Districts: Small School Reform and New York City's Students

Teachers College Record, 2008, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2687210
Posted: 18 Jan 2016
New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and CUNY Office of Policy Research

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Taxpayer Equity in School Finance Reform: The School Finance and the Public Finance Perspectives

Journal of Education Finance, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 36-54, 1979, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2717065
Posted: 17 Jan 2016
Robert Berne and Leanna Stiefel
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

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High School Size: The Effects on Budgets and Performance in New York City

Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, Spring 2000, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2716729
Posted: 16 Jan 2016
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy and Annenberg Institute for School Reform

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Does Municipally Subsidized Housing Improve School Quality? Evidence from New York City

Journal of the American Planning Association, Vol. 77, No. 2, pp. 127-141, 2011, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2716685
Posted: 16 Jan 2016
CUNY Office of Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University (NYU), Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

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Immigrant and Native-Born Differences in School Stability and Special Education: Evidence from New York City

International Migration Review, Vol. 41, No. 2, pp. 403-432, June 2007, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2716680
Posted: 16 Jan 2016
Leanna Stiefel, Dylan Conger and Amy Ellen Schwartz
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research

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From Districts to Schools: The Distribution of Resources Across Schools in Big City School Districts

Symposium on Education Finance and Organization Structure in NYS Schools, Albany, NY, March 2004, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2715832
Posted: 14 Jan 2016
Amy Ellen Schwartz, Leanna Stiefel and Ross Rubenstein
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research

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From Districts to Schools: The Distribution of Resources Across Schools in Big City School Districts

Economics of Education Review, Vol. 26, pp. 532-545, 2007, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2716091
Posted: 15 Jan 2016
Ross Rubenstein, Amy Ellen Schwartz and Leanna Stiefel
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

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Immigrants and the Distribution of Resources within an Urban School District

Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, Winter 2004, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 303-328, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2715814
Posted: 14 Jan 2016
Leanna Stiefel and Amy Ellen Schwartz
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research

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