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 Tulane Empowers

First-of-its-kind scholarship memorializes social work faculty member
The endowed scholarship was established by a generous gift from the Delta Foundation through the efforts of Roger and Carol Nooe.
 
Green Wave alumnus vs. robots at regional contest
During spring break, Tulane students, faculty and staff members volunteer to help run the FIRST Robotics Bayou Regional.
 
The Insider: Generosity reigns in toy drive
The Tulane Staff Advisory Council ups the ante in its annual toy drive for CASA.
 
Public-service intern pitches in to help girls
Senior Carolyn Doane works with ‘Girls on the Run,’ an organization that builds young girls’ self-esteem through physical activity.
 
Students celebrate ideas worth spreading
Presenters at TEDxTU are ready to inspire change with talks that are 18 minutes or less.
 
Help a Budding Musician
Volunteers are needed for Roots of Music after-school program that emphasizes academics and musical instruction.

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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