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New Report: The Economic Value of Social and Emotional Learning

CBCSE has released a new report that evaluates the economic benefits of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) by comparing the benefits and costs of six different interventions.

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New Report: Mobilizing Volunteer Tutors to Improve Student Literacy

MDRC and CBCSE have released a new report evaluating the implementation, impacts, and costs of Reading Partners.

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Learn more about our Methods Training Program

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

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Site-level costs may vary dramatically for the same “generic” literacy intervention due to variation in implementation (Levin, Catlin & Elson, 2007).
CENTER FOR BENEFIT-COST STUDIES OF EDUCATION is a research center located at Teachers College, Columbia University