Chicago Mystery Solved?

(Guest Post by Matthew Ladner)

Large scale out-migration of low-income students may help explain Chicago’s apparent status as a value added champ.

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6 Responses to Chicago Mystery Solved?

  1. Greg Forster says:

    Plausible hypothesis; the outmigration numbers in the linked article do seem high. Even so, Chicago is big (denominator law!) and that’s a big jump. Would be nice to check.

  2. matthewladner says:

    Yeah- plus there is some odd stuff going on in the Chicago NAEP data. I’ll write an additional post soonish.

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