Does Selective Migration Matter ? EcpGaining Ethnic Disparities in Educational Attainment among Immigrants

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  title={Does Selective Migration Matter ? EcpGaining Ethnic Disparities in Educational Attainment among Immigrants},
  author={’ ’Childken},
  year={2006}
}
  • ’ ’Childken
  • Published 2006
Understanding why some national-origin groups excel in school while others do not is an enduring sociological puzzle. This paper examines whether the degree of immigrants’ educational selectivity that is, how immigrants differ educationally from non-migrants in the home country influences educational outcomes amon roups of immigrants’ children. This study uses published internationa f! ata and U.S. Census and Current Population Survey data on 32 immigrant groups to show that as immigrants… CONTINUE READING

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