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Stand and Deliver: Effects of Boston's Charter High Schools on College Preparation, Entry, and Choice

Joshua D. Angrist, Sarah R. Cohodes, Susan M. Dynarski, Parag A. Pathak, Christopher R. Walters

NBER Working Paper No. 19275
Issued in July 2013

---- Acknowledgements -----

This research was funded by the US Department of Education through Institute for Education Sciences grant number 08120031 and by the New Schools Venture Fund. Grateful thanks go to Boston's charter schools, to Kamal Chavda and the Boston Public Schools, and to Carrie Conaway, Cliff Chuang, and the staff of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for data and assistance. Caroline Hoxby, Tom Kane, and seminar participants at Chicago, Columbia, London School of Economics, National University of Singapore, NBER 2013 Summer Institute, Oberlin College, the Society of Labor Economics 2013 meetings, Toulose School of Economics, Singapore Management University and Uppsala provided helpful comments. Pathak thanks the National Science Foundation for research support. Annice Correia provided excellent research and administrative support. Daisy Sun and Peter Hull provided expert research assistance. The views expressed here are those of the authors alone. The views expressed here are those of the authors alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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