Is middle-class parents’ collective engagement in schooling particularly important in under-resourced urban contexts?
This paper seeks to gain a better understanding of how students’ family background affects their persistence in college and whether this varies by field and college context.
What are the enrollment and characteristics of charter school students? To what extent are charter schools segregated, and how do they compare to traditional public schools?
The roles of family SES and school composition in explaining why the math achievement gap is most pronounced among those students who take the most demanding HS math classes, especially among low-income Hispanic and segregated Black youth.
Examines the impact of school choiceprograms on racial and class-based segregation across schools.