Weekly News Roundup for September 18, 2015

These are some of the stories we’ve been following this week.

Evaluating schools and teachers with “value-added” measures and publicly releasing the results doesn’t affect the property values of nearby homes, according to a new study published in the Journal of Urban Economics.

The Ferguson Commission released its report commissioned by […]

Assessing the Technical Efficiency of Public High Schools in the State of Georgia

This study analyzes public high school efficiency, defined as the maximum level of educational attainment obtained with a given level of school inputs, in the State of Georgia. Using data envelopment analysis (DEA), urban and rural public high school efficiency differences are evaluated using a two-step estimation process. First, […]