Thursday, November 24, 2011
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Monday, November 14, 2011
This short, well-written article puts rising college costs and student debt in perspective.
Friday, November 11, 2011
In this piece, Columbia professor Ray Fisman describes how a business uses a randomized trial to determine whether a new personnel policy (allowing employees to work from home) increases productivity and employee satisfaction. Same approach could be taken in a public or non-profit setting to test myriad practices.
Thursday, November 3, 2011
This is a fabulous article. A successful school leader lays out a roadmap to how schools and academic researchers can combine to use rigorous research methods to learn what works in teaching. A must-read for researchers, school leaders, teachers and those who train teachers.