Panel: Segregation and Choice in K-12 Education

Thursday, November 8, 2018: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Marriott Balcony B - Mezz Level (Marriott Wardman Park)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Panel Chairs:  Steven Glazerman, Mathematica Policy Research
Discussants:  Ann Owens, University of Southern California and Wallis Romzek, American University

The Changing Distribution of Low-Income Students across American Public Schools
Dave Marcotte and Kari Dalane, American University

Does School Choice Increase Racial and Socioeconomic Integration? Evidence from New York City
Sean Corcoran, New York University and Jennifer Jennings, Princeton University

School Segregation in the Era of Immigration and School Choice: North Carolina, 1998-2016
Charles Clotfelter1, Helen Ladd1, Steven W. Hemelt2 and Mavzuna Turaeva1, (1)Duke University, (2)University of North Carolina

Understanding the Impact of Socioeconomic-Based Student-Assignment Policies: Evidence from Wake County, North Carolina
Rodney Hughes, West Virginia University, Darryl V. Hill, Fulton County Schools, Matthew A. Lenard, Wake County Public School System, David Liebowitz, University of Oregon and Lindsay C. Page, University of Pittsburgh

The purpose of this session is bring together researchers studying segregation by socioeconomic and racial segregation of students in American public schools. In different settings, the authors study changes in school segregation and the role that education policy plays in shaping these changes.

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