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NBER WORKING PAPER SERIES

TECHNOLOGY'S EDGE: THE EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS OF COMPUTER-AIDED INSTRUCTION Lisa Barrow Lisa Markman Cecilia E. Rouse Working Paper 14240 http://www.nber.org/papers/w14240

NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH 1050 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138 August 2008

We thank the many dedicated principals, teachers, and staff of the school districts that participated in this project as well as Gadi Barlevy, Thomas Cook, Jonas Fisher, Jean Grossman, Brandi Jeffs, Alan Krueger, Lisa Krueger, Sean Reardon, Jesse Rothstein, Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Pei Zhu, and seminar participants at Columbia University, Duke University, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, McMaster University, Queens University, and the University of Notre Dame for helpful conversations and comments. Elizabeth Debraggio, Benjamin Kaplan, Katherine Meckel, Kyung-Hong Park, Ana Rocca, and Nathan Wozny provided expert research assistance. Funding for this project was generously provided by the Education Research Section at Princeton University. Any views expressed in this paper do not necessarily reflect those of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago or the Federal Reserve System. Any errors are ours. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research. NBER working papers are circulated for discussion and comment purposes. They have not been peerreviewed or been subject to the review by the NBER Board of Directors that accompanies official NBER publications. © 2008 by Lisa Barrow, Lisa Markman, and Cecilia E. Rouse. All rights reserved. Short sections of text, not to exceed two paragraphs, may be quoted without explicit permission provided that full credit, including © notice, is given to the source.

Technology's Edge: The Educational Benefits of Computer-Aided Instruction Lisa Barrow, Lisa Markman, and Cecilia E. Rouse NBER Working Paper No. 14240 August 2008 JEL No. I2,J0...