Panel: Important Contextual Factors Influencing Education Policy and Practice

Saturday, November 9, 2019: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Plaza Building: Concourse Level, Governor's Square 12 (Sheraton Denver Downtown)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Panel Chair:  Michael LaForest, University of Chicago
Discussants:  Elena Diaz-Bilello, University of Colorado, Boulder and LaPorchia A. Collins, Tulane University

Important Contextual Factor Influencing Education Policy and Practice

School Readiness in Zambia: On the Relationship between Childhood Nutrition and Early School Attendance
Marlous de Milliano and Sudhanshu Handa, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

The Role of Philanthropy in Public Education: The Case of the Broad Foundation
Thomas Dee1, Susanna Loeb2 and Ying Shi1, (1)Stanford University, (2)Brown University

Community Engagement in Schools: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Pakistan
Salman Asim, World Bank and Amina Riaz, University of Chicago

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