Author: Goldsmith, Pat Antonio

Title: Schools' Racial Mix, Students' Optimism, and the Black-White and Latino-White Achievement Gaps

University Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Parkside


Research Question: How schools' racial and ethnic mix of students and teachers influences Black, White, and Latino students' expectations, aspirations and attitudes.

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: Sociology of Education

Journal Entry: Vol. 77, No. 2, pp. 121-147

Year: 2004


Scholarship Type Journal Article Empirical Research

Keywords: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap, Hispanics, Latinos, Math, Racial Composition, Science

Regions National

Methodologies: Quantitative

Research Designs: Secondary Survey Data

Method of Analysis: Multilevel Models

Sampling Frame: Eight graders in public and private schools

Sample Types: Random

Unit of Analysis: School, Student

Data Types: Quantitative-Cross Sectional

Data Description:


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