1) Do voucher schools disproportionately draw students from better public schools and city neighborhoods, or do they draw students most in need of alternative options? 2) Are public schools attended by students in neighborhoods contributing large numbers of students to the voucher program more or less effective than those attended by students in neighborhoods with fewer voucher students? 3) Are voucher students located in city neighborhoods that directly contribute more or less to student outcomes? 4) What are the school and neighborhood contexts of students returning to the public sector?
Switching Social Contexts: The Effects of Housing Mobility and School Choice Programs on Youth Outcomes
Assesses research on the educational and socialoutcomes for comparable youth who change school and neighborhood settings through unique housing policy and school voucher programs.
Examines segregation between schools within a sector and variation within private voucher forprofit and non-profit (religious and secular) school sectors.
Apply findings to simulate the impact of a hypothetical school voucher on private enrollment, the tax rate, public spending per student, and welfare.
How Latino flight affects the resulting racial composition of the public schools?
Studies school choice for African Americans.
Analysis of school reform in the US.