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Replication data for: Getting beneath the Veil of Effective Schools: Evidence from New York City

Version
V0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Dobbie, Will
  • Fryer, Roland G., Jr.
Publication Date
2013-10-01
Description
  • Abstract

    In this paper, we collect data on the inner-workings of 39 charter schools and correlate these data with school effectiveness. We find that traditionally collected input measures -- class size, per-pupil expenditure, teacher certification, and teacher training -- are not correlated with school effectiveness. In stark contrast, we show that an index of five policies suggested by qualitative research -- frequent teacher feedback, the use of data to guide instruction, high-dosage tutoring, increased instructional time, and high expectations -- explains approximately 45 percent of the variation in school effectiveness. The same index provides similar results in a separate sample of charter schools.
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Relations
  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/app.5.4.28 (Text)
Publications
  • Dobbie, Will, and Roland G Fryer. “Getting Beneath the Veil of Effective Schools: Evidence From New York City.” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 5, no. 4 (October 2013): 28–60. https://doi.org/10.1257/app.5.4.28.
    • ID: 10.1257/app.5.4.28 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-12

Dobbie, Will; Fryer, Roland G., Jr. (2013): Replication data for: Getting beneath the Veil of Effective Schools: Evidence from New York City. Version: V0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E113870