Panel: How a Second Language Impacts Learning

Thursday, November 8, 2018: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Truman - Mezz Level (Marriott Wardman Park)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Panel Chairs:  Mary Clair Turner, University of Chicago Poverty Lab
Discussants:  Diane August, American Institutes for Research

An Extra Year to Learn English? Early Grade Retention and the Human Capital Development of English Learners
David Figlio, Northwestern University and Umut Ozek, American Institutes for Research

The Effect of Mother-Tongue Teaching on Second Language. Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial
Simon Calmar Andersen, Thorbjørn Sejr Guul and Maria Knoth Humlum, Aarhus University

Teach Me in My Mother Tongue: Experimental Evidence from a Summer School Program in Malawi
Hyuncheol Bryant Kim, Cornell University and Seonghoon Kim, Singapore Management University

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