Author: Mayer, Susan

Title: How Much Does a High School's Racial and Socioeconomic Mix Affect Graduation and Teenage Fertility Rates?

University Affiliation: The Univeristy of Chicago


Research Question: Examine the potential impact of racial and socioeconomic desegregation of schools on students' chances of dropping out of high schools and on teenage girls' chances of having a child.

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: in The Urban Underclass

Journal Entry: edited by Christopher Jencks and Paul Peterson, pp.321-341

Year: 1991


Scholarship Type N/A

Keywords: Composition, Dropouts, High School, Racial Composition, SES

Regions National

Methodologies: Quantitative

Research Designs: Secondary Survey Data

Method of Analysis: Multilevel Models

Sampling Frame: Tenth graders

Sample Types: Random

Unit of Analysis: School, Student

Data Types: Quantitative-Longitudinal

Data Description:


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