Author: McMillian, Monique M., Fuller, Sarah, Hill, Zoelene, Duch, Kate, & Darity Jr., William A.

Title: Can Class-Based Substitute for Race-Based Student Assignment Plans? Evidence from Wake County, North Carolina.

University Affiliation: Morgan State University


Research Question: 1. Were Wake County schools more racially integrated under the race-based or the socioeconomic-based pupil assignment plan? 2. Was overall student achievement higher under the race-based or socioeconomic-based plan? 3. Did achievement gaps increase or decrease under the race-based or socioeconomic-based plan? 4. Was school racial composition correlated with changes in performance under the race-based or socioeconomic assignment plan?

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: Urban Education

Journal Entry: DOI: 10.1177/0042085915613554

Year: 2015


Scholarship Type Journal Article Empirical Research

Keywords: Academic Achievement, Desegregation, Race, SES, SES Composition, Urban Schools

Regions South

Methodologies: Quantitative

Research Designs: Secondary Data

Method of Analysis: Interrupted Time Series, Multivariate Analysis

Sampling Frame: Wake County, Mecklenburg County, Cumberland County, Guilford County, Winston Salem/ Forsyth County

Sample Types: Population

Unit of Analysis: School District, Student

Data Types: Quantitative-Longitudinal

Data Description:


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