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Ted Buchanan

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 Tulane Empowers

Upward Bound, revisited
Neuroscientist Monique Cola connects a service-learning course with Upward Bound, the program that gave her a boost to college years ago.
 
Cowen Institute helps high schoolers advance
AdvanceNOLA aims to improve college readiness through the work of graduate students working in four high schools.
 
Ceremony celebrates teacher, architect and author
Professor John Klingman is invested as the Richard Koch Chair of Architecture.
 
The Insider: Generosity reigns in toy drive
The Tulane Staff Advisory Council ups the ante in its annual toy drive for CASA.
 
$50 Million for Scholarships: New Weatherhead Pledge
Weatherhead Scholars Program to provide scholarships for students who enroll in community engagement curriculum.
 
Center Links Campus and Community
New initiative will enable students to engage in innovative learning both within and outside the classroom.

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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