Behind the Headline: School Closures And The “Snow Day Effect”

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School Closures And The “Snow Day Effect”
3/3/14 | Kojo Nnamdi Show

Behind the Headline
Time for School?
Winter 2010 | Education Next

How much do snow days impact instruction and student achievement? Dave Marcotte, professor of public policy at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, appears on the Kojo Nnamdi show today at 1:00 pm to discuss the topic. You can listen to the show live on WAMU.

A study by Dave Marcotte and Benjamin Hansen, “Time for School?” investigates the effect of snow days on test scores. The study appears in the Winter 2010 issue of Education Next.

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