Other Empirical Evidence • Coleman (1966): the first cited. Variation in school resources (teacher student ratio, spending per student, library) has an insignificant effect on the gap between while and black children • Literature on effect of spending on scores has mixed results: • Krueger (1997): smaller classes matter to minority • Hanushek (1997): no significant effect • Hoxby (2000): using data from Connecticut also finds no effect.
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