Author: Berends, Mark, Lucas, Samuel R., & PeƱalosa, Roberto

Title: How Changes in Families and Schools are Related to Trends in Black-White Test Scores

University Affiliation: University of Notre Dame

Email: Berends.3@nd.edu

Research Question: Identify the relative contributions of changing family and school characteristics to the narrowing of the gap in black-white test scores over decades.

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: Sociology of Education

Journal Entry: Vol. 81, No. 4, pp. 313-344

Year: 2008

Findings:

Scholarship Type Journal Article Empirical Research

Keywords: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap, Family, Math, Minorities, Racial Composition, SES, SES Composition, Tracking

Regions National

Methodologies: Quantitative

Research Designs: Secondary Survey Data

Method of Analysis: Oaxaca Decomposition

Sampling Frame: High School Seniors

Sample Types: Random

Unit of Analysis: School, Student

Data Types: Quantitative-Longitudinal

Data Description:

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