Neighborhood Violence, Peer Effects, and Academic Achievement in Chicago

  title={Neighborhood Violence, Peer Effects, and Academic Achievement in Chicago},
  author={Julia Burdick-Will},
  journal={Sociology of Education},
  pages={205 - 223}
Research shows that exposure to local neighborhood violence is associated with students’ behavior and engagement in the classroom. Given the social nature of schooling, these symptoms not only affect individual students but have the potential to spill over and influence their classmates’ learning, as well. In this study, I use detailed administrative data from five complete cohorts of students in the Chicago Public Schools (2002 to 2010), crime data from the Chicago Police Department, and… Expand

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