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Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS)

Virtual schooling: New evidence from Florida

Mar 11, 2015, 8:30-10:00 am EDT
Weill Hall, Room 3240
A presentation by Brian Jacob, Professor Public Policy and Education.
Ford School
EPI Working papers

Teacher Attitudes on Pay for Performance: A Pilot Study

October 1, 2007
Brian Jacob, Matthew Springer
Researchers at the National Center on Performance Incentives recently examined teacher attitudes towards pay for performance policies in education, and how these views vary by teacher experience, subject area specialization, grade level taught,...
Support for K-12

Virtual Schooling in Florida

Brian Jacob, Susanna Loeb, Cassandra Hart
Virtual education is touted as a promoter of both quality and access for students across the country. Several states require that students enroll in at least one online course before they graduate, and many states have recently passed legislation encouraging the use of online learning. Yet despite the burgeoning popularity of virtual schools, there remains a stark lack of evidence that these methods actually improve educational opportunity. Our project will fill this gap by exploring how access to the online sector affects students’ academic performance, as well as the effect of various...