Breaking the link between poverty and low student achievement: An evaluation of Title I

  title={Breaking the link between poverty and low student achievement: An evaluation of Title I},
  author={W. V. D. Klaauw},
  journal={Journal of Econometrics},
  • W. V. D. Klaauw
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Econometrics
  • This study provides an evaluation of the impact of Title I funding of compensatory education programs on school finance and student performance in New York City public schools during the 1993, 1997 and 2001 school years. Estimates based on a regression-discontinuity approach indicate that the program was unsuccessful in improving student outcomes in high-poverty schools in New York City during this period, and may in fact have had adverse effects during the earlier years in our sample. Less… CONTINUE READING
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