Potential problems suggested by the “frog pond” perspective about the effects of socioeconomic desegregation in nonachievement domains.
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Switching Social Contexts: The Effects of Housing Mobility and School Choice Programs on Youth Outcomes
Assesses research on the educational and socialoutcomes for comparable youth who change school and neighborhood settings through unique housing policy and school voucher programs.
Examines segregation between schools within a sector and variation within private voucher forprofit and non-profit (religious and secular) school sectors.
Trust as a Mediator of the Relationships Between Poverty, Racial Composition, and Academic Achievement: Evidence from Michigan's Public Elementary Schools
Test the relationship btw trust and achievement / assess whether links btw academic achievement, SES, racial composition are mediated by trust levels
Examines how peer networks impact educational achievement and attainment.
New Evidence about Brown v. Board of Education: The Complex Effects of School Racial Composition on Achievement
Examines how school racial composition affects scholastic achievement and, thus, the black-white achievement gap.
Test theories of racial differences in achievement among mono-racial and multi-racial high school students.
Student Demographics, Teacher Sorting, and Teacher Quality: Evidence from the End of School Desegregation
Investigate the relationship between changes in student attributes and changes in teacher quality that are not confounded with changes in school or neighborhood characteristics.
Explores the relative effects of school and neighborhood characteristics on student achievement.
Analyze differences in the mathematics course taking of white and black students. Examine determinants of enrollment in math courses of Blacks in 10th
This paper examines why segregation by educational disadvantage has only recently emerged as a policy issue in the Netherlands. In addition, it documents the levels and trends ofschool segregation in Dutch cities.
This article examines differences in graduation
rates between participants and nonparticipants of Chicago’s many public high school choice programs.
Examines the impact of ability grouping practices on the achievement gains among African Americans and Hispanics during elementary school.
School Context and Charter School Achievement: A Framework for Understanding the Performance "Black Box"
Explores the relationship between charter school racial composition, school environments, and student achievement.
Mapping School Segregation: Using GIS to Explore Racial Segregation Between Schools and their Corresponding Attendance Areas
Examines whether student enrollment in non-neighborhood schools changes levels of racial segregation in public schools across urban school districts by comparing the racial composition of schools and their corresponding attendance area.
Interracial Friendships in the Transition to College: Do Birds of a Feather Flock Together Once They Leave the Nest?
Examines formation of interracial friendships among college students by examining how friendship networks change during the transition from HS to college and explores racial composition of collegiate friendship networks for several racial groups.
Estimate the effects of court-ordered school desegregation on crime.
Firsthand account by Blacks, Whites, and Latinos who graduated in 1980 of how desegregation affected them during high school and later in life.
Examination of several family and schol-based explanations for test score differences between African American and White students in mathematics over thirty years.
Identify the relative contributions of changing family and school characteristics to the narrowing of the gap in black-white test scores over decades.
Gain a better understanding of equitable and successful teaching by analyzing Railside’s success.
Relationship between school racial composition and the race-based gaps in mathematics achievement.
Investigates the effect of placement in ESL on academic progress and how it varies across school contexts.
Examination of the potential impact of changes in the level and distribution of family income and the larger context in which adolescents and young adults learn.
Measure segregation in terms of uneveness in racial enrollment patterns both between schools and within schools.
Examining how the exposure of White and Black students to higher quality teachers has changed over fifteen years.
Composition Matters: The Relationship Between Race and School Composition in Explaining the Black-White Gap
Uses the institutional perspective to explore Black-White differences in high school course taking.
Uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping technology of school performance information in California, Texas, and Florida, to determine which factors limit the ability of students to take advantage of interdistrict school choice opportunities.
Differences in Scholastic Achievement of Public, Private Government-Dependent, and Private Independent Schools: A Cross-National Analysis
Explain the gross differences in scholastic achievement of Public, Private Government-Dependent, and Private Independent Schools.
Examines a number of phenomena that might plausibly fit the cited criteria for contributing to the narrowing or expansion of the Black-White test score gap.
How do assumptions, structures, institutions and other factors that impact our educational system interact to create and perpetuate inequality? Is school racial segregation one of the factors that create and perpetuate educational inequality?
On the Determinants and Implications of School Choice: Comments Semi-Structural Simulations for Chile
Studies the effects of school choice on bothstudent welfare and socioeconomic segregation.
Academic and Racial Segregation in Charter Schools: Do Parents Sort Students into Specialized Charter Schools?
This article presents a dynamic model that focuses on how parental school choices affect the degree of racial and academic segregation that students experience in charter schools.
This study examines the impact of school choice on the degree of racial segregation by comparing
the conditions in the district schools students exited to the conditions in the charter schools they entered the following year.
Can Gaps in the Quality of Early Environments and Noncognitive Skills Help Explain Persisting Black-White Achievement Gaps?
Examination of whether or not early childhood environments and cognitive development/achievement skills influence the Black-White achievement gaps.
Study the impact of school quality on the B-W achievement gap & particularly its evolution across different parts of the achievement distribution.
This study aims at addressing relevant mechanisms in the school choice process that contribute to the emergence of ethnic school segregation and it utilizes this framework to assess their empirical importance for a particular German setting.
Explores the potential effectiveness of school policies and strategies that have been proposed or justified–at least in part–on the basis of their potential for reducing black-white test score gaps.
What is the effect of racial and achievement composition on two peer group characteristics both at the school and at friendship network levels?
Race, Racial Concentration, and the Dynamics of Educational Inequality Across Urban and Suburban Schools
How does the process of educational performance and attainment differ across the 2 types of American schools (low and high minority schools)?
School Segregation in Metropolitan Regions, 1970-2000: The Impacts of Policy Choices on Public Education
Evaluate how court orders and federal intervention affected segregation within school districts in the post-Brown period.
Examining how recent changes in economic inequality and related social dimensions of inequality relate to trends in Black-White test score gaps. Links between inequality and black-white achievement trends for nine-years-olds are analyzed.
If amicus briefs are to bring relevant social science evidence to the attention of the Court in educational rights litigation, which research studies should be summarized and interpreted in the briefs?
Neotracking in North Carolina: How High School Courses of Study Reproduce Race and Class-Based Stratification
Does neotracking facilitate or hinder North Carolina’s goal of equity and excellence for all students? Is there a relationship between district and school demographics, students’ racial background and their course of study (COS) assignments?Does between- and within- school variations in COS placement result in greater or less race and social class stratification in opportunities to learn?
Trends in the Black-White Achievement Gap: Clarifying the Meaning of Within-and Between-School Achievement Gaps
Decompose black-white achievement gap trends between 1971 and 2004 into trends in within-and between-school differences.