Education Research Section


Reducing lead exposure in school water: Evidence from remediation efforts in New York City public schools

Following the Flint Water Crisis, many states passed legislation requiring schools to measure and remediate lead in school drinking water. In this study, Scott Latham and Jennifer Jennings present new evidence on the level and distribution of…

Racial Disparities in Pre-K Quality: Evidence From New York City’s Universal Pre-K Program

New York City’s universal prekindergarten (pre-K) program, which increased full-day enrollment from 19,000 to almost 70,000 children, is ambitious in both scale and implementation speed. 

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"Using Experimental Data to Explore Heterogeneity in Parents’ and Students’ Racialized Assessments and Preferences for Schools"
Oct 26, 2022, 12:00 pm
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“Student Achievement During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Impacts on Disadvantaged Groups by Instructional Modality”
Nov 2, 2022, 12:00 pm
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"Inequalities of Integration"
Nov 9, 2022, 12:00 pm
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The Education Research Section (ERS) is an interdisciplinary unit that promotes the use of research in education decision making. 

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