Explore the impact of diversity by asking students how it has influenced their educational experiences.
The K-12 Integration, Desegregation, and Segregation Archive is a searchable database holding detailed abstracts of scholarship about the relationships among school and classroom ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic (SES) composition and a range of educational outcomes from the earliest years through college. You can search it by typing in the search field above or filter it using the options in the sidebar. Abstracts are sorted by most recent publication year and primary author’s last name Read more >>
The relationship between growing minority enrollments in suburban schools and changes in segregation levels in suburban schools.
Summarizes research on effects of desegregation in elementary and secondary schools
When and How School Desegregation Improves Intergroup Relations: The Relationship Between Social Psychology and Social Policy
Analyze studies that focus on when and how does school desegregation improve intergroup relations?
Examines direct effect of classroom diversity on academic/intellectual outcomes and moderation of these by collaborative instructional approaches.
Refute the contrary claim that racial diversity confers educational benefits for all admitted students.
Is enrollment of whites in a nonpublic system associated with racial composition? Does it makes a difference for public school that whites are elsewhere?
What has caused the convergence in White and Black academic performance over the past twenty years? Are changes in families or schools responsible?
Studies school choice for African Americans.
Identify the effects of peers using sources of idisyncratic sources of variation, such as changes in the gender and racial composition.
Explore how can socioeconomic integration promotes racial integration in schools.
Whether desegregation programs have raised lifetime earnings for blacks, through interracial contact or improvements in school quality.
Addresses the relationship between school racial composition and educational outcomes.
Link between diversity and economics. Relationship between diverse campuses and diverse workplaces.
Is there evidence that charter schools are “skimming” White students?
Discusses the shortcomings of stepwise regression analyses in educational studies and examines the application of regression analyses by expert witnesses.
Expert report from Gratz and Grutter
Individual and school level variables effect on achievement.
New and better design for research on the net achievement effects of poor school funding and child poverty in America.
Exploring the relationship between school desegregation (race, SES, and school racial compostion) and student achievement and self-concept.
1. Do African American students show significantly lower scores than other students on the Graduation Exit Examination (GEE)? 2. If they show lower scores, can differences in scores on this examination be explained by the SES of the family (as reflected by the occupational prestige and education of parents)? 3. Does the proportion of African Americans in a school tend to raise or lower the examination scores of students in general, controlling for the socio-demographic characteristics of individual students? 4. Can the effect of racial composition of schools be explained by family socioeconomic background of schoolmates? 5. Does the racial composition of schools affect African American and White Students achievement differently? What is the relative importance of these factors as between-school verses within-school determinants of academic achievement?
Are Black and White students treated differently by White teachers on the basis of race in integrated classrooms?
Examines the Kansas City desegregation plan
Desegregation is sometimes different from and inconsistent with maximizing interracial contact.
Ways in which teachers’ and students’ behaviors might be causes/consequences of racially disparate perceptions and expectations regarding achievement.
Impact of diversity on student learning in higher education
Analysis of school reform in the US.
Tell Me With Whom You're Learning and I'll Tell You How Much You've Learned: Mixed-Ability Versus Same-Ability Grouping in Mathematics
The effects of teaching mathematics in a mixed-ability setting on student’s achievements and teachers’ attitudes.
What have we actually learned about tracking and ability grouping?
The impact of education on racial differences in general cognitive ability.
Investigated the effects of group ability composition on group processes and outcomes in science performance assessments.
Examine the placement patterns in three states that place nearly half of their students with disabilities in separate classrooms.
How race and the racial composition of schools are related to academic achievement.
Critique of statistical analyses used in desegregation research by Dr. Armor, as well as by well-known expert witnesses and researchers in desegregation litigation.
Linking Diversity and Educational Purpose: How the Diversity of the Faculty and Student Body May Impact the Classroom Environment and Student Development
Examines the consequences of having a diverse student body and diverse faculty on student outcomes at predominantly white, four year institutions.
Course-Taking, Equity, and Mathematics Learning: Testing the Constrained Curriculum Hypothesis in U.S. Secondary Schools
How the organization of the mathematics curriculum in U.S. high schools affects how much students learn in that subject.
How High School Organization Influences the Equitable Distribution of Learning in Mathematics and Science
How social and academic organization of schools affects learning and its distribution?
Explores how conceptions of intelligence intervene in efforts to detrack schools.
Deepening Segregation in American Public Schools: A Special Report from the Harvard Project on School Desegregation
Report on school segregation changes after the 1990s.
Overview of the role of social science in school desegregation
Important noncognitive outcomes of school desegregation.
A complex conversation about the separate but unequal situation in many schools today, resulting in a call for a re-examination of school choice policies across the country to bring about more racial and social class integration