Reports

Addressing the Needs of Under-Prepared Students in Higher Education: Does College Remediation Work?

Approximately one-third of entering postsecondary students require remedial or developmental work before entering college-level courses. However, little is known about the causal impact of remediation on student outcomes. Who should be placed in remediation, and how does it affect their More »

Reports

Are High Quality Schools Enough to Close the Achievement Gap? Evidence from a Social Experiment in Harlem

Harlem Children’s Zone (HCZ), which combines community investments with reform minded charter schools, is one of the most ambitious social experiments to alleviate poverty of our time. This report provides the first empirical test of the causal impact of HCZ More »