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Demography (2000) 37 (3): 351–364.
Published: 01 August 2000
...Sean F. Reardon; John T. Yun; Tamela McNulty Eitle Abstract In this paper we examine aggregate patterns and trends in segregation among white (non-Hispanic), black, Hispanic, and Asian public school students in 217 metropolitan areas during the period 1989-1995. We first describe a set...
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Demography (1999) 36 (4): 521–534.
Published: 01 November 1999
...Shana Pribesh; Douglas B. Downey Abstract Most research on residential mobility has documented a clear pattern: Residential and school moves are associated with poor academic performance. Explanations for this relationship, however, remain speculative. Some researchers argue that moving affects...
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Demography (2016) 53 (5): 1477–1498.
Published: 16 August 2016
...Robert Bozick; Alessandro Malchiodi; Trey Miller Abstract Using a nationally representative sample of 1,189 immigrant youth in American high schools, we examine whether the quality of education in their country of origin is related to post-migration math achievement in the 9th grade. To measure...
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Published: 01 February 2022
Fig. 2 Elementary school operating status in September 2020, by school district. Data were unavailable for districts with student populations of less than 500. Source: Elementary School Operating Status database, Wave 1. More
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Published: 18 December 2014
Fig. 2 Percentage of children who accessed primary school, post-primary school, and secondary school, by number of siblings. Source: HDSS-Demtrend, Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), 2012 More
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 31–53.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Lisa A. Gennetian; Leonard M. Lopoo; Andrew S. London Abstract We examine how changes in maternal work hours affect adolescent children’s school participation and performance outcomes using data from interviews in 1998 and 2001 with approximately 1,700 women who, in May 1995, were welfare-reliant...
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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 401–420.
Published: 01 August 2006
... mother is a strong predictor of poor schooling outcomes. Maternal orphans are significantly less likely to be enrolled in school and have completed significantly fewer years of schooling, conditional on age, than children whose mothers are alive. Less money is spent on maternal orphans’ educations...
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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 511–536.
Published: 01 August 2006
... and third or higher generations lose ground. Differences in dropout rates by race-ethnicity and immigrant generation are driven by differences in human, cultural, and social capital. Low levels of family human capital, school social capital, and community social capital place the children of immigrants...
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Demography (2000) 37 (4): 499–510.
Published: 01 November 2000
...Peter A. Morrison Abstract This paper projects school enrollments in Santa Ana, California and evaluates the accuracy of the projections. It emphasizes the distinctive aspects of a local setting undergoing substantial immigrant influx and highlights the uncertainties that must be addressed. I adapt...
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Demography (1999) 36 (2): 185–194.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Lucia A. Nixon; Michael D. Robinson Abstract To test for the presence of role model effects of female high school faculty and professional staff on young women in high school, we estimate several models of educational attainment for young women using data from the National Longitudinal Survey...
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Demography (1993) 30 (4): 701–717.
Published: 01 November 1993
... Longitudinal Survey of Youth to consider how experiences of parental structure affect chances of high school graduation. The study shows that the negative effects of parental structure are simpler than theoretical notions might suggest. 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1993 1993...
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Demography (1994) 31 (4): 575–584.
Published: 01 November 1994
...Nan Marie Astone; Sara S. McLanahan Abstract This paper examines the hypothesis that high levels of residential mobility among nonintact families account for part of the well-known association between living in a nonintact family and dropping out of high school. Children from single-parent families...
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Demography (1985) 22 (2): 289–308.
Published: 01 May 1985
...Barbara A. Anderson; Brian D. Silver 9 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1985 1985 School Enrollment Birth Registration Model Life Table Census Count Census Enumeration References Abakumov A. A. ( 1974 ). Narodnoe obrazovanie v SSSR...
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Demography (1990) 27 (2): 303–311.
Published: 01 May 1990
...Robert Kominski Abstract Recent interest has focused on the high school dropout rate as one indicator of the national education picture. Empirical estimates of this “rate” vary considerably, because these estimates are poorly defined. This article reviews some of the current measures and presents...
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Demography (1991) 28 (1): 133–157.
Published: 01 February 1991
...Robert Haveman; Barbara Wolfe; James Spaulding Abstract This paper is an empirical exploration of the effects of a variety of family and economic circumstances experienced during childhood on one indicator of success in young adulthood-high school completion. The estimates suggest that parental...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 483–508.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Anne Case; Christina Paxson; Joseph Ableidinger Abstract We examine the impact of orphanhood on children’s school enrollment in 10 sub-Saharan African countries. Although poorer children in Africa are less likely to attend school, the lower enrollment of orphans is not accounted for solely...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 547–568.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Vegard Skirbekk; Hans-Peter Kohler; Alexia Prskawetz Abstract We investigated the timing of fertility and marriage in Sweden using exogenous variation in the age at school graduation that results from differences in birth month. Our analysis found that the difference of 11 months in the age...
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Demography (1972) 9 (4): 617–624.
Published: 01 November 1972
...Jacques Légaré Abstract In order to evaluate the main educational characteristics of a grade cohort—which are the proportion of those who get a degree, the average time spent in school and finally the mean educational attainment of the cohort—we present a school system in which repeat enrolments...
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Demography (1972) 9 (4): 625–633.
Published: 01 November 1972
...Ruth Fabricant; Janice Weinman Abstract The purpose of this study is to develop an alternative method to the traditional cohort survival technique for long-run forecasting of public school enrollment by small area. In the model presented, the difference between first grade enrollment and resident...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 33–58.
Published: 21 November 2017
...Jeremy E. Fiel; Yongjun Zhang Abstract This study uses the first age-period-cohort (APC) analysis of segregation to examine changes in U.S. public school segregation from 1999–2000 to 2013–2014. APC analyses disentangle distinct sources of change in segregation, and they account for grade effects...
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