Examining Spillover Effects from Teach for America Corps Members in Miami-Dade County Public Schools

@inproceedings{Backes2015ExaminingSE,
  title={Examining Spillover Effects from Teach for America Corps Members in Miami-Dade County Public Schools},
  author={Ben Backes and Michael Hansen and Zeyu Xu and Victoria Brady},
  year={2015}
}
This article examines Teach For America’s (TFA) placement strategy in Miami-Dade County Public Schools, in which large numbers of TFA corps members are placed as clusters into a targeted set of disadvantaged schools, to investigate whether the large-scale infusion of TFA corps members into these schools induced broader improvements across the school. Using 6 years of administrative data from the district, we exploit variation in TFA density over time within schools to measure the extent to… CONTINUE READING

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