Does Choice Lead to Racially Distinctive Schools? Charter Schools and Household Preferences

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A persistent fear regarding school choice is that it will lead to more racially distinctive schools. A growing number of studies compares choosing households to nonchoosing households, but few have examined the possibility that choosers sort themselves out based upon school preferences that are correlated with race and ethnicity. This report addresses this… (More)

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@inproceedings{Weiher2001DoesCL, title={Does Choice Lead to Racially Distinctive Schools? Charter Schools and Household Preferences}, author={Gregory R. Weiher and Kent L. Tedin}, year={2001} }