Author: Saporito, Salvatore, & Van Riper, David

Title: Do Irregularly Shaped School Attendance Zones Contribute to Racial Segregation or Integration?

University Affiliation: College of William and Mary

Email: ssapo@wm.edu

Research Question:

Does existing racial segregation across large residential areas structure the racial composition of school attendance zones such that compact attendance zones will be more racially homogeneous than irregularly shaped attendance zones?

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: Social Currents

Journal Entry: Vol. 3 No. 1 Pp. 64-83

Year: 2016

Findings:

Scholarship Type Journal Article Empirical Research

Keywords: Brown vs Board of Education, Composition, Segregation, Urban Schools

Regions National

Methodologies: Quantitative

Research Designs: Secondary Data

Method of Analysis: Descriptive Statistics, GIS (Geographic Information System)

Sampling Frame: School districts with first grade attendance zones

Sample Types: Nonrandom

Unit of Analysis: School District

Data Types: Quantitative

Data Description:

Relevance:

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Last Update: 2016-07-27 14:39:19 UTC

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