Author: Tobin, Kerri J.

Title: Homeless Students and Academic Achievement: Evidence from a Large Urban Area

University Affiliation: Marywood University


Research Question: Is housing status a predictor of student achievement in a large urban district, even after controlling for common correlates like income and race? Is the homelessness effect mediated by attendance? What school-level factors predict homeless student achievement?

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: Urban Education

Journal Entry: Vol. 51 No. 2 pp. 197-220

Year: 2014


Scholarship Type Journal Article Empirical Research

Keywords: Academic Achievement, Housing, Language, Math, Poverty, SES, Urban Schools

Regions Northeast

Methodologies: Quantitative

Research Designs: Secondary Data

Method of Analysis: Fixed Effects Regression Models

Sampling Frame: 3rd- 5th graders

Sample Types: Nonrandom

Unit of Analysis: School, Student

Data Types: Quantitative-Longitudinal

Data Description:


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