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CBCSE Methods Training Program Accepting Applications for Summer 2016

The Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education has provided funding to the Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education (CBCSE) at Teachers College, Columbia University to design a new methods training program for researchers and evaluators that will enable them to apply cost-effectiveness and benefit-cost analysis (CEA/BCA) to educational policy issues. Applications due January 5, 2016.



A New Book on MOOCs from CBCSE Associate Director

Fiona Hollands and co-author Devayani Tirthali identify six major goals for MOOC production and, using real-life examples, assess whether these goals are being achieved and, if not, how they could be accomplished going forward.



New Release: CostOut – The CBCSE Cost Tool Kit

CBCSE announces the launch of CostOut – The CBCSE Cost Tool Kit, an online tool designed to help educators, researchers, and policymakers estimate the costs and cost-effectiveness of educational programs.

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Quotes from Studies

Empirical studies indicate that “educational choice leads to greater socioeconomic and racial segregation of students” (Levin, 1998, p.373).
CENTER FOR BENEFIT-COST STUDIES OF EDUCATION is a research center located at Teachers College, Columbia University