A large-scale analysis of multiple years of Colorado data finds that low-income students are less likely to transfer between school districts and more likely to return to their home districts if they do transfer.
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Suburban parents may select neighborhoods and schools on the basis of low levels of limited information, a new study finds.
April 04, 2014
On the first day of sessions of the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, researchers highlighted the mismatch between the number of students who qualify for vouchers and the space in private schools that accept them.
March 27, 2014
The Education Research Alliance, which is based at Tulane University, will partner with local organizations to study New Orleans's post-Katrina school reforms.
August 24, 2012
If one subgroup's performance improved but the whole remained the same, doesn't that mean another group's performance went down?? An explanation of some of the vagaries of the new report on school vouchers and college enrollment from the Brookings Institution and Harvard University.
February 02, 2010
Researchers offer evidence to suggest that housing values rise in areas close to districts with good schools when states enact inter-district public school choice programs.
July 22, 2009
Studies in the August issue of the American Journal of Education highlight the role that school location plays in where parents buy a home and where schools set up shop.
July 13, 2009
Researchers surveying parents in Washington and Denver, Colo., found that transportation difficulties prevent as many as a quarter of families from choosing the schools they prefer .
July 06, 2009
Early findings from a state-ordered study of Florida's private-school voucher program show participants doing no better and no worse than their public-school peers
May 21, 2009
A Stanford scholar casts a critical eye on findings from a three-year federal study of the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program.