Segregation and school disorder

  title={Segregation and school disorder},
  author={Paul B Stretesky and Michael J. Hogan},
Abstract This investigation extends research on racial and ethnic segregation, poverty, and crime rates to schools. We study 371 high schools in Florida to determine whether poverty mediates the relationship between segregation and rates of school disorder. The data for this work come from the Florida Department of Education and the National Center for Educational Statistics. Consistent with previous studies of racial segregation and crime, we find that school segregation is strongly associated… CONTINUE READING