Implications of Income-Based School Assignment Policies for Racial School Segregation

@article{Reardon2006ImplicationsOI,
  title={Implications of Income-Based School Assignment Policies for Racial School Segregation},
  author={Sean F. Reardon and John T. Yun and Michal Kurlaender},
  journal={Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis},
  year={2006},
  volume={28},
  pages={49 - 75}
}
A number of public school districts in the United States have adopted income-based integration policies—policies that use measures of family income or socioeconomic status—in determining school assignment. Some scholars and policymakers contend that such policies will also reduce racial segregation. In this article this assumption is explored by computing upper and lower bounds on the possible and probable levels of racial segregation that would result from race-neutral income-based school… 

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