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Caroline Hoxby

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    Caroline Hoxby is professor of economics at Stanford University.


Articles

Rewarding and Employing Teachers Based on Their Value-Added

Paying teachers in a manner that is competitive with private sector rewards

Expanding College Opportunities

Intervention yields strong returns for low-income high-achievers

FALL 2013 / VOL. 13, NO. 4

Findings from the City of Big Shoulders

Younger Students Learn More in Charter Schools

Fall 2005 / Vol. 5, No. 4

Rising Tide

New evidence on competition and the public schools

Winter 2001 / Vol. 1, No. 4

The Power of Peers

What does the term “peer effects” mean in a school environment? It includes the effects of students’ teaching one another, but that is only the most direct form of peer effects. Intelligent, hard-working students can affect their peers through knowledge spillovers and through their influence on academic and disciplinary standards in the classroom. Alternatively, misbehaving […]

Summer 2002 / Vol. 2, No. 2

Inadequate Yearly Progress

As almost everyone knows by now, the central aim of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law is to make every public-school student proficient in reading and math by the year 2014. It is a laudable goal, as the overwhelmingly bipartisan congressional support for the legislation in 2001 proved. The law’s drafters even had the […]

Summer 2005 / Vol. 5, No. 3

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