Author: Portes, Alejandro, & Hao, Lingxin

Title: The Schooling of Children of Immigrants: Contextual Effects on the Educational Attainment of the Second Generation

University Affiliation: Princeton University


Research Question: Examine the effect of the class & ethnic composition of the schools that second-generation youths attend in early adolescence on attainment & drop-out

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: The National Academy of Sciences of the USA

Journal Entry: May

Year: 2004


Scholarship Type Journal Article Empirical Research

Keywords: Academic Achievement, Asians, Context, Dropouts, Hispanics, Immigrants, Latinos, SES

Regions South, West

Methodologies: Quantitative

Research Designs: Survey

Method of Analysis: Multilevel Models

Sampling Frame: Eighth and Ninth graders

Sample Types: Nonrandom

Unit of Analysis: Classroom, School, Student

Data Types: Quantitative-Longitudinal

Data Description:


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