Author: Quinn, David

Title: Kindergarten Black-White Test Score Gaps: Re-examining the Roles of Socioeconomic Status and School Quality with New Data

University Affiliation: Harvard University


Research Question: 1. What are the Black-White gaps in math, reading, and working memory? 2. Do these gaps change over kindergarten? 3. To what extent does SES explain Black–White gaps at kindergarten entry? 4. What role does SES play in the development of Black–White gaps over kindergarten? 5. What role do schools play in the development of Black–White gaps over kindergarten?

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: Sociology of Education

Journal Entry: Vol. 88 No. 2 pp. 120-139.

Year: 2015


Scholarship Type Journal Article Empirical Research

Keywords: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap, Kindergarten, SES, School Quality

Regions National

Methodologies: Quantitative

Research Designs: Descriptive Statistics

Method of Analysis: Multivariate Analysis

Sampling Frame: Kindergarten Cohort of 2010-2011

Sample Types: Nationally Representative

Unit of Analysis: Student

Data Types: Quantitative-Cross Sectional

Data Description:


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