School Choice, Student Mobility, and School Quality: Evidence from post-Katrina New Orleans. Richard O. Welsh, Matthew Duque, Andrew McEachin
Supporting the STEM Pipeline: Linking Applied STEM Course-Taking in High School to Declaring a STEM Major in College. Michael A. Gottfried, Robert Bozick
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- AEFP Winter 2016 Newsletter
- Education Research Needs Data.
The U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce held a hearing on data privacy protections for students. At issue is whether and how Congress will update the decades-old Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, commonly known as FERPA, for use in the modern age where big data is king. It's a federal law that protects the privacy of student education records, and which governs the state and local education agencies that collect and maintain data on their students.