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Monetary costs of dementia in the United States.
BACKGROUND—Dementia affects a large and growing number of older adults in the United States. The monetary costs attributable to dementia are likely to be similarly large and to continue to increase.Expand
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Help or Hindrance? The Effects of College Remediation on Academic and Labor Market Outcomes
Providing remedial (also known as developmental) education is the primary way colleges cope with students who do not have the academic preparation needed to succeed in college-level courses.Expand
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The Signaling Value of a High School Diploma
This paper distinguishes between the human capital and signaling theories by estimating the earnings return to a high school diploma. Unlike most indicators of education (e.g., a year of school), aExpand
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Investing in Schools: Capital Spending, Facility Conditions, and Student Achievement
Public investments in repairs, modernization, and construction of schools cost billions. However, little is known about the nature of school facility investments, whether it actually changes theExpand
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School Principals and School Performance
iv Introduction 1 Policy and Evidence 3 Principal Promotion and Retention Policies 3 Evidence on Principal Characteristics and School Performance 5 Identifying the Effects of PrincipalExpand
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Monetary costs of dementia in the United States.
BACKGROUND Dementia affects a large and growing number of older adults in the United States. The monetary costs attributable to dementia are likely to be similarly large and to continue to increase.Expand
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Do Employers Prefer Workers Who Attend For-Profit Colleges?
This paper reports results from a resume-based field experiment designed to examine employer preferences for job applicants who attended for-profit colleges. For-profit colleges have seen sharpExpand
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Preparing Principals to Raise Student Achievement: Implementation and Effects of the New Leaders Program in Ten Districts
Research methods -- Overview of the new leaders program and district partnership approach -- New leaders partnerships -- Analysis of impacts on student achievement -- Factors Associated with newExpand
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Do Employers Prefer Workers Who Attend For-Profit Colleges? Evidence from a Field Experiment
This paper reports results from a resume-based field experiment designed to examine employer preferences for job applicants who attended for-profit colleges. For-profit colleges have seen sharpExpand
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