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Charter High Schools' Effects on Long-Term Attainment and Earnings (Working Paper)

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  • Kevin Booker
  • Brian Gill
  • Tim Sass
  • Ron Zimmer

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This working paper discusses a new analysis, using data from Florida and Chicago, suggesting that charter high schools are not only increasing postsecondary educational attainment but may also boost students' long-run earnings.

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  • Kevin Booker & Brian Gill & Tim Sass & Ron Zimmer, "undated". "Charter High Schools' Effects on Long-Term Attainment and Earnings (Working Paper)," Mathematica Policy Research Reports cfe561a4b1924b7eafb64f918, Mathematica Policy Research.
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