Author: Bali, Valentina A., & Alvarez, Michael

Title: Schools and Educational Outcomes: What Causes the ‘‘Race Gap’’ in Student Test Scores?

University Affiliation: Michigan State University


Research Question: They examine whether school factors influence the test scores of racial groups differentially: all else equal, any school factor that differentially benefits minorities should reduce the ‘‘race gaps.’’ Moreover, we examine whether school policies benefit one racial group at the expense of another.

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: Social Science Quarterly

Journal Entry: Vol. 84, No. 3

Year: 2003


Scholarship Type Journal Article Empirical Research

Keywords: Achievement Gap, Math, Race, Reading, SES Composition

Regions South, West

Methodologies: Quantitative

Research Designs: Secondary Data

Method of Analysis: Fixed Effects Regression Models

Sampling Frame: Pasadena Unified School District

Sample Types: Population

Unit of Analysis: Classroom, School, Student

Data Types: Quantitative-Cross Sectional

Data Description:


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