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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

Recruiting and retaining teachers with higher verbal scores is 5-10 times as cost-effective for raising achievement scores of students as recruiting teachers with more experience (Levin, 1970).
CENTER FOR BENEFIT-COST STUDIES OF EDUCATION is a research center located at Teachers College, Columbia University