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 Tulane Empowers

Photos: High honor for philanthropists
In honor of total giving to Tulane University of at least $1 million, 31 individuals and organizations are inducted into the Paul Tulane Society.
 
Students design and build urban farm
At Tulane City Center, students envision and implement the construction of the Grow Dat Youth Farm.
 
High Marks for Public Service
Public service interns like Andrea Gallagher gain hands-on experience in their majors, while giving back to the community.
 
Pro Bono Work Earns Top Award
Tulane Law School has been named Law School of the Year by the Pro Bono Project of Southeastern Louisiana.
 
Kids Get Behind the Scenes Glimpse of Science
FIRST Lego League middle-school robotics teams discover world of biomedical engineering at Tulane.
 
Entrepreneurs Talk About Social Ventures
Make a Difference Week kicks off on campus with a discussion by young social entrepreneurs.

How to reform public education?

Economics in education is of growing importance because of market-based reforms taking place across the country in urban public school systems such as those in New Orleans. 

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Douglas Harris, who holds the first endowed chair in public education at Tulane, is leading a discussion of hot topics in public education reform. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)


January 8, 2013

Michael Joe
mjoe@tulane.edu

Although his research helps inform national debate over public education policy, Douglas Harris gets a familiar reaction when he tells people he is an education economist. “They sort of look at you funny,” says Harris, an associate professor of economics at Tulane University. More...

 

 

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