NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 2 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hurwitz, Michael; Mbekeani, Preeya P.; Nipson, Margaret M.; Page, Lindsay C. – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2017
Subtle policy adjustments can induce relatively large "ripple effects." We evaluate a College Board initiative that increased the number of free SAT score reports available to low-income students and changed the time horizon for using these score reports. Using a difference-in-differences analytic strategy, we estimate that targeted…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Low Income Students, Reports, Access to Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hurwitz, Michael; Smith, Jonathan; Niu, Sunny; Howell, Jessica – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2015
We use a difference-in-differences analytic approach to estimate postsecondary consequences from Maine's mandate that all public school juniors take the SAT®. We find that, overall, the policy increased 4-year college-going rates by 2- to 3-percentage points and that 4-year college-going rates among induced students increased by 10-percentage…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Enrollment, College Attendance, Accountability