1) Does the academic advantage that was observed in Catholic high schools more than two decades ago continue to hold for contemporary students in Catholic middle schools? 2) How closely do difference school sectors adhere to the common school ideal?
A Comparison of Academic Achievement and Adherence to the Common School Ideal in Public and Catholic School
Do whites still flee from central city to urban schools? If cross district white flight exists is it related to school desegregation or simply the result of migration to the suburbs? Do whites flee to private schools in the wake of school desegregation policies?
Examines segregation between schools within a sector and variation within private voucher forprofit and non-profit (religious and secular) school sectors.
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.
Coloring Outside the Color Lines: Racial Segregation in Public Schools and their Attendance Boundaries
Impact of student enrollment in private schools on levels of racial segregation across urban school districts.
This study examined whether school choice that is implemented through magnet schools affects the segregation of low-income students in school systems.
Apply findings to simulate the impact of a hypothetical school voucher on private enrollment, the tax rate, public spending per student, and welfare.
The effect of schools and classes upon literacy in the second grade of secondary education.
How Latino flight affects the resulting racial composition of the public schools?
Integrating Neighborhoods, Segregating Schools: The Retreat from School Desegregation in the South, 1990-2000
Examines the relationship between residential segregation, public school segregation, and private school enrollment in the South in the 1990s.
Analysis of school reform in the US.
Differences in how tracking decisions are made. Pattern of students’ course enrollments within academic tracks.