This study examines the relationship between chosen field of study and the race gap in college completion among students at elite colleges.
1) To what degree do student attainment, academic and family background, and school factors vary in low, medium, and high SEC schools? 2) What is the total effect of socioeconomic composition (SEC) on each attainment outcome and to what degree do student factors, peer influences, and school effects mediate the SEC-attainment associations? 3) Is the effect of SEC consistent for students from different SES and ethnic backgrounds?
This paper describes the outcomes for students matriculating in and migrating into electrical engineering (EE) and computer engineering (CpE).
Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, the author analyzes how school and neighborhood contexts are jointly related to high school and college graduation.
Examines how peer networks impact educational achievement and attainment.
This article examines differences in graduation
rates between participants and nonparticipants of Chicago’s many public high school choice programs.
Looks at whether schools that are effective in raising test scores are also effective in reducing dropout and transfer rates, and focuses on which school characteristics predict these alternative indicators of performance.
Who Graduates in the South?
Computes the numbers of students expected to graduate from public high schools by the end of the 2003-2004 school year
1) What is the prevalence and effects of Chicano segregation?
2) What is the history of Chicano segregation and racism towards Chicanos?
3) What are the contemporary issues in Chicano segregation? 4) What has been or can be done to integrate Chicano students?