Keyword: Education

Redi Reports

REDI and its partners were awarded a $750,000 grant to support economic development in Colorado The grant will establish an EDA University Center (UC) at Colorado State University (CSU). The UC will conduct research, provide technical assistance, and share data for equitable The Regional Economic Development Institute (REDI@CSU) in partnership with the Institute for Entrepreneurship (I4E) and CSU’s Office of Engagement and Extension (OEE) has been awarded a significant grant from the U.S.…

Redi Reports

To examine COVID-19’s effect on student completion and whether there were differences between genders and between older students and traditional students, we analyze student performance data from courses offered in spring 2020 and spring 2019 from multiple campuses in Northern Colorado. We find a statistically significant positive correlation between student age and the probability of noncompletion.…

Redi Reports

The Poverty Action Center (PAC@REDI) aims to utilize interdisciplinary academic tools and mixed-methods research approaches to help guide poverty action locally and globally. We are using original survey design and econometric data analysis to answer questions at the intersection of poverty, access to education, and student achievement.…

Redi Reports

Charter schools now educate six percent of S. schoolchildren nationally. Charter school adoption has been highly uneven across the United States and across Colorado counties. Colorado in 2019 has been ranked second in the nation for the strength of their laws supporting charter schools. Proliferation of charter schools in Colorado is one reflection of the state’s broader innovative and entrepreneurial capacities.…

Redi Reports

We examine positive links between school attendance and student achievement in the context of secondary schools in Nepal via original data collection matched to administrative records. We pay attention to gender since previous work is suggestive of menstruation affecting school attendance in this context. We also examine other non- attendance determinants of achievement, including individual and family- related characteristics, for comparison.…

Redi Reports

We examine whether the use of open educational resources (OER), increasingly used as a reaction to high textbook costs, have a negative effect on performance of students1. We analyze student performance data from courses using OER that had previously used commercial textbooks. We find no statistically significant results that OER use reduces student performance or, conversely, that the use of commercial textbooks improves student performance.…
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