School Choice, Universal Vouchers and Native Flight from Local Schools

  title={School Choice, Universal Vouchers and Native Flight from Local Schools},
  author={Beatrice Schindler Rangvid},
  journal={European Sociological Review},
  • Beatrice Schindler Rangvid
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • European Sociological Review
  • Using data from Copenhagen school registers and other sources, I test the hypothesis that Danes are more likely to opt out of their local public school if it has a large concentration of immigrant pupils. The results suggest that, when a rich set of covariates at student, school, and neighbourhood levels is controlled for, up to an immigrant concentration of about 35 per cent in the local school, opting out decisions of Danes are not affected. But, Danes are far more likely to opt out as soon… CONTINUE READING
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