Brookings Institution

Education Choice and Competition Index 2015

Grover J. Whitehurst
February 1, 2016

This report, published by the Brookings Institution’s Center on Children and Families, examines how large government school districts’ policies and practices support school choice.

Welfare and Distributional Implications of Shale Gas

Catherine Hausman and Ryan Kellogg
March 19, 2015

Technological innovations in horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing have enabled tremendous amounts of natural gas to be extracted profitably from underground shale formations that were long

How Well Are American Students Learning

The Brookings Institution
January 1, 2012

This edition of the Brown Center Report on American Education marks the first issue of volume three—and eleventh issue over all.

School Superintendents: Vital or Irrelevant?

Matthew M. Chingos, Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst, and Katharine M. Lindquist
September 3, 2014

A September 2014 paper published by the Brown Center on Education Policy at the Brookings Institution examines school superintendents and whether quantitative research can demonstrate the impact th

New Evidence Raises Doubts on Obama’s Preschool for All

Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst
November 20, 2013

Essentially any positive claims researchers have made about government preschool programs are not supported by the evidence, says developmental psychologist Russ Whitehurst of the Brookings Institu

Whitehurst Testimony on Early Childhood Education to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce

Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst
February 5, 2014

Russ Whitehurst delivered a testimony on early childhood education to the Committee on Education and the Workforce of the U.S. House of Representatives on February 5, 2014.

Whitehurst Testimony on Early Childhood Education to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce

Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst
February 5, 2014

Russ Whitehurst delivered a testimony on early childhood education to the Committee on Education and the Workforce of the U.S. House of Representatives on February 5, 2014.

Whitehurst Testimony on Early Childhood Education to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce

Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst
February 5, 2014

Russ Whitehurst delivered a testimony on early childhood education to the Committee on Education and the Workforce of the U.S. House of Representatives on February 5, 2014.

The Many Benefits of a Carbon Tax

Adele Morris
February 26, 2013

In this policy proposal — part of the 15 Ways to Rethink the Federal Budget — Adele Morris proposes a carbon tax as a new source of revenue that could also help address climate change.

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