How does the extent and quality of intergroup contact experienced by students help to predict their perceptions of the academic environment in the school or their attitudes towards people from other groups (racial and ethnic).
This article proposes a new method for measuring school desegregation in multiracial districts, and uses the new method to measure the desegregation effects of magnet schools in Los Angeles.
Can Interdistrict Choice Boost Student Achievement? The Case of Connecticut's Interdistrict Magnet School Program
Presents evidence that interdistrict magnet schools have provided students from Connecticut’s central cities access to less racially and economically isolated educational environments; estimates impact of attending magnet school on achievement.
Impact of school composition and school resources on student achievement growth.
Describes Chicago’s patchwork system of school choice.
The Goals of a Voluntary Integration Program and the Problems of Access: A Closer Look at a Magnet School Application Brochure
Analysis of the district’s magnet school choice brochure and application and show that these key texts provide insights about Brown.
This study examined whether school choice that is implemented through magnet schools affects the segregation of low-income students in school systems.
Example of a segregated metropolitan region that produced a segregated school system & defied multiple efforts at significant school desegregation.
Difficult from the Start: Implementing the Brown Decision in the Kansas City, Missouri Public Schools
History of school desegregation in Kansas City, Missouri.
Analyzed elementary schools in five California metropolitan areas to examine the extent that the racial composition of schools deviates from neighborhood compositions, and investigate the potential for schools to promote racial integration.
Examines the Kansas City desegregation plan
Racial & economic segregation of public schools in Philadelphia and Houston.