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Unintended consequences of school accountability policies: evidence from Florida and implications for New York

Over the past two decades, state and federal education policies have tried to hold schools more accountable for educating students by tying rewards and sanctions to test scores and other measurable outcomes. A common criticism of these policies is that they may induce schools to ?game the system? along with?or instead of?making genuine educational improvements. One such strategic response may be to classify low-performing students into categories that are excluded from grade computation in an effort to artificially inflate scores. This article analyzes school responses to an influential ...
Economic Policy Review , Volume 19 , Issue May , Pages 19-44

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Housing demand and community choice: an empirical analysis

Housing demand reflects the household's simultaneous choice of neighborhood, whether to own or rent the dwelling, and the quantity of housing services demanded. Existing literature emphasizes the final two factors, but overlooks the choice of community. This paper develops an econometric model that incorporates all three components, and then estimates this model using a sample of households in Tampa, Florida. Incorporating community choice increases the price elasticity of demand and reduces the differential between white and comparable nonwhite households. The results are robust to the ...
Staff Reports , Paper 16

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Weaver expects entrepreneurs to lead economic development in Florida

Financial Update , Issue Oct , Pages 5-6

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Florida's pace to slow but remain strong

Regional Update , Issue Oct , Pages 8-10

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Services and construction to buoy Florida in 1995

Regional Update , Issue Oct , Pages 7-9

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Florida likely to post moderate growth in 1994

Regional Update , Issue Oct , Pages 7-9

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After lagging early in the recovery, Florida likely to outpace nation in '93

Regional Update , Issue Oct , Pages 10-13

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Florida continues to drive southeast economy

Regional Update , Issue Oct , Pages 8-10

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Florida and Georgia find jackpots with lotteries

Regional Update , Issue Apr , Pages 1, 3-7

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South Florida MSAs much more than just retirement havens

Regional Update , Issue Apr , Pages 10-12

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