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Benefits and costs of K-12 educational policies

Steven Aos

Benefits and costs of K-12 educational policies

evidence-based effects of class size reductions and full-day kindergarten

by Steven Aos

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Published by Washington State Institute for Public Policy in Olympia, WA .
Written in English

  • Class size -- Cost effectiveness,
  • Full-day kindergarten -- Cost effectiveness,
  • Kindergarten -- Cost effectiveness,
  • School day -- Cost effectiveness

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Steve Aos, Marna Miller, and Jim Mayfield].
    ContributionsMiller, Marna Geyer., Mayfield, Jim., Washington State Institute for Public Policy.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 p. :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13638349M

    "Although the concept of the social benefits of education is very old in educational theory and history, this volume provides a framework for public policy interventions and their measurement." Contributors - vii. Chapter 1. Introduction - 1. Jere R. Behrman, David L. Crawford, and Nevzer Stacey. Chapter 2. The Benefits of Education and the.

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Washington State Institute for Public Policy to begin conducting economic analyses of certain K–12 policies. Augmenting the work of the recent Washington Learns process, this report describes our initial cost-benefit findings for class size reductions and full-day vs.

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For this current assignment, the Institute will build on these earlier analyses to develop a comprehensive economic analysis of the costs and benefits of various evidence-based K–12 educational programs, policies, and services.

In addition to recent developments in Washington. Section I: Economic Analysis in K Education In this section, we summarize the results of our research regarding cost-benefit analyses in K education.

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