1)To what extent are students and schools affected by movement between charter schools and traditional public schools (TPS)? 2) Are student transfers from TPS to brick and mortar (B&M) charter schools associated with increasing racial isolation? How does this vary by geography? 3) Are student transfers from TPSs to charter schools associated with increasing exposure to low-income students? 3) How does this vary by geography? 4) What are the demographic characteristics of the TPSs from which cyber students transfer?
School Choice, Racial Segregation, and Poverty Concentration: Evidence from Pennsylvania Charter School Transfers
1) What is the influence of school districts on student achievement relative to the influence of schools, teachers, and individual differences among students? 2) Are there differences among school districts in their contribution to student achievement that are large enough to be relevant for policy? 3) Can districts be categorized based on patterns of influence on student academic achievement in ways that would inform efforts to improve district performance 4) What are the distinctive features of exceptional districts?
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.
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.
Examines patterns of segregation in US schools through the 2003-2004 school year.
Examines whites’ stated residential preferences,not just for African American neighbors but also for Hispanics and Asians, to determine relationships between race and residential segregation.
Integration effects on Blacks achievement.