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Library Associates Newsletter: Issue 81
(The Library Associates, 2006-11)
Does the Effect of Education on Voter Participation Vary by Race? An Inquiry into the Equality of Education and its Status as a Fundamental Right
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the argument that education is a fundamental right guaranteed by the Constitution. Should this determination depend on whether an essential return to education - increased probability ...
Teacher Perceptions and School Level Misconduct: Is There a Link?
With the passage of No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB Act), much of the rhetoric surrounding education policy has centered on standards-based reforms. Perhaps as a result of this emphasis, improvements in both math and science ...
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN NCLB MEASURES OF TEACHER QUALITY AND CHANGES IN CALIFORNIA'S HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE GAINS FROM 1999-2005
Previous research indicates that teachers indeed matter for the improvement of students' educational outcomes, but getting good measures of what is meant by teacher quality is a continuing challenge (Goldhaber, 2002). This ...
The Impact of Formal and Informal Channels on Mexican Migrant Remittances
As Mexico's remittances steadily rises, Mexican migration flow into the U.S. is decreasing. This indicates that migrants are remitting more money than in previous years. With the migrant demographic population unchanged, ...
Does Trade Improve Income Inequality? A Study in Agricultural and Manufacturing Trade
Previous studies have estimated that close to a half a billion people globally could be raised out of poverty through the economic benefits of unilateral trade liberalization. However, such a drastic change in policy would ...
The School Breakfast Program's Effect on Childhood Overweight Status
This study attempts to measure the linkages between participation in the School Breakfast Program and children's nutritional status. The effects of the School Breakfast Program are examined using short term indicators ...
A Firm's Capacity Utilization and Its Relationship with Foreign Competition in Selected Countries
This study investigates the effects of foreign competition on the level of capacity utilization of a firm using firm-level data of twelve countries.. Until recently much of the work on competition and trade had focused on ...