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A word cloud of paper titles from the 2019 RISE conference
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Last week, Research on Improving Education Systems (RISE) held its annual conference, which economist 

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David Evans
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Teachers with equal ability can have dramatically different learning outcomes and observed teacher value added.

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When so many reforms are developed independently, they are prone to contradict each other.

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Isabel Harbaugh Macdonald
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A nationwide low-stakes accountability program in Tanzania improved learning outcomes but came at a cost of higher student dropouts. 

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RISE researchers ran a ‘discrete choice’ experiment among parents of school-aged children. They find:

Parents’ choices are driven…
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Samuel Solomon
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