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September 2018

Constitution Day 2018
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
UGA Chapel

Constitution Day 2018 Constitution Day is the annual celebration of the day that representatives to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia completed and signed the U.S. Constitution in 1787. The observance of this day began as “I am an American Day” in 1940 and later as Citizenship Day in 1952 when the celebration was moved to September 17 to commemorate the signing of the original document. Constitution Day as we observe it today was recognized as a federal holiday in 2004,…

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Dr. Peskowitz “How Does Racial Representation Affect School District Outcomes?”
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Baldwin Hall, Pinnacle Room

Join us as we hear Dr. Zachary Peskowitz, Assistant Professor at Emory University, share his research findings on the topic of racial representation and school district outcomes. Abstract: We employ a regression discontinuity design leveraging school board election outcomes to investigate how the racial composition of California school boards affects school district administration and student achievement. Motivated by theoretical models of collective decisionmaking, we separately estimate the effect of increasing minority membership by a single win, an election swinging the board…

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