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Congratulations to IRiSS Visiting Scholar Andrew Penner on his recent publication! Prizes – publicly rewarding exemplary behavior – play an increasingly important role in an array of social settings. When two high schools gave students color-coded ID cards to boost achievement, average performance...
May 4 2016 | New York Times
Posted in: CPI, Faculty, IRiSS
Sixth graders in the poorest school districts score an average of more than four grade levels below their peers in the richest districts, according to new research by CPI research group leader Sean Reardon and his coauthors. 
May 4 2016 | Stanford cepa
Posted in: CPI, IRiSS
Explore the brand new Stanford Education Data Archive! The archive includes test scores from 200 million standardized math and reading tests given from 2009-2013. The publicly available data allow anyone to obtain detailed information about American schools, communities, and student success.
Apr 28 2016 | Foreign Affairs
Posted in: Faculty, IRiSS
In the wake of the San Bernardino attack in December, Donald Trump called for a ban on all Muslims entering the U.S. But Immigration Policy Lab Co-Director David Laitin and Affiliate Claire Adida, suggest that liberal democracies are not in fact opening their doors to terrorism when they let in...
Posted in: CPI, Faculty, IRiSS
In a new paper, CPI affiliates Rita Hamad and David H. Rehkopf find that the Earned Income Tax Credit leads to improved development and health for children.