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January 20, 2012

Professor Jonah Rockoff and Colleagues Release Landmark Education Study

A new study by Professor Jonah Rockoff and colleagues indicates that good elementary school teachers have a positive effect on students in the long-term.


A new study by Professor Jonah Rockoff and colleagues Raj Chetty and John N. Friedman of Harvard indicates that good elementary school teachers have a positive effect on students in the long-term. The study, which tracked 2.5 million students over 20 years, shows that teachers who raise standardized test scores impact their students beyond the classroom — their students are more likelly to go to college and less likely to be teenage mothers.

Find the complete study online.

 

2014 Social Enterprise Conference

Millennials Rising: What's Next for Sustainability?

When: October 31, 2014,
8:30 am-6:00pm

Location:
The Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036
Between 45th and 46th Streets
New York, NY 10036

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The annual Social Enterprise Conference at Columbia Business School brings together thought leaders from across private, nonprofit, public, and academic sectors to share best practices, debate critical issues, and collaborate on innovative concepts to inspire change. Through interactive sessions, keynote speakers, workshops, a pitch competition, and networking opportunities, the conference presents guests with the opportunity to partake in the most important business and societal conversation of this new era. For updates on speakers and sessions, please visit the conference website.

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Microfinance models help women of Burkina Faso

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