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City Connects in the New York Times

David Kirp of the New York Times cites CBCSE’s analysis of the City Connects program in his article “To Teach a Child to Read, First Give Him Glasses.”

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Feature on Cost-Effectiveness in Education

A new article from CBCSE Director, Professor Henry M. Levin, is featured in Evidence at the Crossroads, a series by the William T. Grant Foundation.



Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Early Reading Programs

A new CBCSE report has been published by the Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, Analysis of Early Reading Programs: A Demonstration With Recommendations for Future Research.



Is Competency-Based Education Worth the Investment?

A new article by CBCSE Associate Director, Fiona Hollands, is published in EdSurge.



Quotes from Studies

The National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies reports that “preschool programs cost as little as $3,794 per child in Mississippi and as much as $10,668 per child in Massachusetts.” (Levin and Schwartz, 2007, p. 5).
CENTER FOR BENEFIT-COST STUDIES OF EDUCATION is a research center located at Teachers College, Columbia University