Gentrification, Geography, and the Declining Enrollment of Neighborhood Schools

  title={Gentrification, Geography, and the Declining Enrollment of Neighborhood Schools},
  author={Francis A. Pearman},
  journal={Urban Education},
  pages={183 - 215}
This study examines patterns and relations between gentrification and urban schooling across U.S. cities using longitudinal data from 2000 to 2014. The first section presents new statistics on the incidence and distribution of gentrification occurring around urban schools in the United States as a whole. Of the roughly 20% of urban schools located in divested neighborhoods in the year 2000, roughly one in five experienced gentrification in their surrounding neighborhood by 2014. However, there… 

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