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Jackson, C. Kirabo – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2012
I analyze the longer-run effects of a college-preparatory program implemented in inner-city schools that included payments to eleventh- and twelfth- grade students and their teachers for passing scores on Advanced Placement exams. Affected students attended college in greater numbers, were more likely to remain in college beyond their first year,…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Academic Achievement, Labor Market, College Preparation
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DeRose, Diego S.; Clement, Russell W. – ERS Spectrum, 2011
Broward County Public Schools' Research Services department uses logistic regression analysis to compute an indicator to predict student enrollment in advanced high school courses, for students entering ninth grade for the first time. This prediction indicator, along with other student characteristics, supports high school guidance staffs in…
Descriptors: Identification, Prediction, Enrollment, Public Schools