Examine differential school effects between low, middle, and high social class composition public schools.
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Teacher Effectiveness in the First Grade: The Importance of Background Qualifications, Attitudes, and Instructional Practices for Student Learning
What proportion of the variation in student achievement gains can be attributed to each of the general sources: individual differences in student background, classroom effects, and school effects? To what degree do differences in teacher effectiveness affect student achievement gains? What is the relative size of the effects of student background qualifications, attitudes and instructional practices on student achievement gains in first grade?
Investigates whether changes in school-related behaviors, or changes in home environments, may have contributed to black students’ stalled progress.
- To what extent did subunit themes emphasize students’ disparate occupational and educational futures over their common social and academic needs?
- What rationales did students offer for their subunit selections, and how did their choices reflect their interests, motivations, social backgrounds, and academic abilities?
Estimating the Influence of School Racial and Socioeconomic Composition on Student Learning: Methodological Challenges and Alternative Solutions
How school racial and SES composition influence young children’s academic development above and beyond the characteristics of students themselves?
This study examines parents’ demand for sending their children to a public school located outside their residential school district.
The Continuing Relationship Between Racial and Socioeconomic Composition and Achievement in North Carolina Schools
Effects of school characteristics on NC students’ reading and math achievement from 4th through 8th grade.
School Structural Characteristics, Student Effort, Peer Associations, and Parental Involvement: The Influence of School- and Individual-Level Factors on Academic Achievement
Examines the extent to which individual-level and school structural variables are predictors of academic achievement among a sample of 10th grade students abstracted from the National Educational Longitudinal Study database.
Consider the role of school and neighborhood segregation in explaining trends in the black-white schooling gap.
From School Desegregation to Diversity: A Close Examination of Segregation Trends and School Composition
Examine school segregation at the national, district and school level and how diverse students perceive their schools and classrooms.
Replicate the Hanushek, Kain and Rivkin model using North Carolina state testing data
Estimate the effect of peer characteristics on student achievement using state testing data from NC and SC and national data from ECLS.
Examine the effect of Hispanic concentration on Hispanic educational outcomes.
Examine variables associated with dropout behavior as a measure of achievement gaps.
Does the Ethnic Composition of Upper Secondary Schools Influence Educational Achievement and Attainment? A Multilevel Analysis of the Norwegian Case
The contextual effects of ethnic minorities in schools on the educational outcome of the students attending these schools.
The association between the racial composition of schools and Texas high school students’ educational expectations.
The relationship between performance and various student and school characteristics in Bradford and Leicester.
Investigated reading development from kindergarten to third grade for economically disadvantaged children from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Kindergarten Cohort.
What are the benefits of school desegregation and diversity measured by a nonacademic outcome with social implications (comfort working).
The effects of school racial and ethnic composition on students’ academic achievement in the U.S..
How do racially diverse schools affect student achievement?
Closing the Achievement Gap: The Association of Racial Climate with Achievement and Behavioral Outcomes
Does racial climate mediate or moderate the relationships between race and academic and behavioral outcomes?
Explaining Race Differences in Student Behavior and Academic Achievement: The Relative Contribution of Student, Peer, and School Characteristics
Explore a wide range of variation in individual and contextual influences on the behavior and academic achievement of black and white students.
Review of current research on school composition and its effects on student outcomes.
Estimate the effect of the socioeconomic mix of the schools on students’ test scores.
Does Gender Composition of the Classroom Matter? A Comparison of Students' Academic and Social Outcomes in Single-Gender and Coed High School Classrooms
How gender composition affects students’ academic and socio-emotional outcomes?
Individual and School Structural Effects on African American High School Students' Academic Achievement
Examined the extent to which individual-level and school structural variables predict academic achievement among a sample of 10th grade African American students abstracted from the National Educational Longitudinal Study (NELS) database.
African-American Students' College Transition Trajectory: An Examination of the Effect of High School Composition and Expectations on Degree Attainment
What is the relationship between highschool composition and students’ degree expectations and their effect on degree attainment for African-Americans?
Estimate the relationship between peer characteristics and student achievement and to infer whether any such relationship is casual in nature.
Theories about why desegregation should improve black achievement.
Evaluating the Role of Brown vs. Board of Education in School Equalization, Desegregation and the Income of African Americans
Discuss a framework for evaluating the effect of Brown on the welfare of African Americans in the labor market.
School Choice, Racial Segregation, and Test-Score Gaps: Evidence from North Carolina's Charter School Program
Examine the effects of charter schools in NC on racial segregation and black-white test score gaps.
How a Detracked Mathematics Approach Promoted Respect, Responsibility, and High Achievement
The consequences of intergroup interactions in one particular real-world context by examining whether attitudes and behaviors change when people of different races are randomly assigned to live together at the start of their first year of college.
How is school racial composition related to reading achievement?
Compare the strength of peer effects across different groupings of peers, and compare effects of fixed vs. time-varying peer characteristics.
Evaluate subsequent completion of advanced high school math courses as well as academic achievement after providing an accelerated math curriculum.
Relate the achievement gap between Black and White students in a city to differences in their exposure to black peers in neighborhoods and schools.
Examine within-group differences and compares those across Latino, African American, and White populations.
Understand the role of cultural meanings in desegregated schools and the impact for racial/ethnic minority students.
Examine the student -and institution- level effects of one key form of diversity – cross-racial interaction.
Deeper understanding of peer effects is critical to assessing the impact of desegregating peer group on the achievement of white and nonwhite students