Author: Berends, Mark, & Penaloza, Roberto V.

Title: Changes in Families, Schools, and the Test Score Gap

University Affiliation: University of Notre Dame


Research Question: Examination of several family and schol-based explanations for test score differences between African American and White students in mathematics over thirty years.

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: Russel Sage Foundation

Journal Entry: Steady Gains and Stalled Progress: Inequality and the Black-White Test Score Gap, Chapter 2, pp. 66-109.

Year: 2008


Scholarship Type Chapter in Book

Keywords: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap, African American, Composition, Family, Racial Composition, SES

Regions National

Methodologies: Quantitative

Research Designs: Descriptive Statistics

Method of Analysis: Oaxaca Decomposition

Sampling Frame: High School Seniors

Sample Types: Random

Unit of Analysis: Student

Data Types: Quantitative-Longitudinal

Data Description:


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