Exam High Schools and Academic Achievement: Evidence from New York City
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We are grateful to Joel Klein, Ryan Fagan, Aparna Prasad, and Gavin Samms for their assistance in collecting the data necessary for this project. We also thank Lawrence Katz and seminar participants in the Harvard Labor Lunch for helpful comments and suggestions. Pamela Ban provided outstanding research assistance. Financial support from the Education Innovation Lab at Harvard University [Fryer], and the Multidisciplinary Program on Inequality and Social Policy [Dobbie] is gratefully acknowledged. Correspondence can be addressed to the authors by e-mail. The usual caveat applies. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.