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Economics of Education Review Vol. 52, No. 1 (June 2016) pp. 105–119
Character traits and noncognitive skills are important for human capital development and long-run life outcomes. Research in economics and psychology now shows this convincingly. But research into the exact determinants of noncognitive skills has...
The impact of high-stakes testing on student proficiency in low-stakes subjects: Evidence from Florida's elementary science exam
Economics of Education Review Vol. 29, No. 1 (February 2010) pp. 138–146
An important criticism of high-stakes testing policies – policies that reward or sanction schools based on their students’ performance on standardized tests – is that they provide schools with an incentive to focus on those subjects that play a role ...