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Geek alert: The new edition of STATA has a module for implementing Item Response Theory (IRT) via Sam Jones.
Can better school management improve learning? Moussa Blimpo, David Evans, and Nathalie Lahire report on a new experiment in Gambia — the project reduced student and teacher absenteeism, but had no impact student test scores (after 3-4 years).
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