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The Effects Of E-Rate It Subsidies In Education

  • Michael R. Ward

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    (Department of Economics, University of Texas at Arlington)

Since 1998, US schools and libraries have received $2.25 billion annually to provide internet access. The average estimated effect on educational outcomes for Texas high school outcomes are modest both for measures related to college preparedness and for subject area standardized test scores. Educational outcome improvements were greater at the low-income schools targeted by the program, but the difference in impacts are also small.

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Paper provided by University of Texas at Arlington, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 0604.

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Length: 27 pages
Date of creation: 2006
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Handle: RePEc:txa:wpaper:0604
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