The Effects of Foreign-Born Peers in Us High Schools and Middle Schools

  title={The Effects of Foreign-Born Peers in Us High Schools and Middle Schools},
  author={Jason M. Fletcher and Jinho Kim and Jenna Nobles and Stephen L. Ross and Irina Shaorshadze},
  journal={NBER Working Paper Series},
The multi-decade growth and spatial dispersion of immigrant families in the United States has shifted the composition of US schools, reshaping the group of peers with whom students age through adolescence. US-born students are more likely to have foreign-born peers and foreign-born students are more likely to be educated outside of enclaves. This study examines the short-term and long-term impact of being educated with immigrant peers, for both US-born and foreign-born students. We leverage a… Expand
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