The Effects of Gentrification on Neighborhood Public Schools

  title={The Effects of Gentrification on Neighborhood Public Schools},
  author={Micere Keels and Julia Burdick-Will and Sara Keene},
  journal={City \& Community},
  pages={238 - 259}
Gentrification is generally associated with improvements in neighborhood amenities, but we know little about whether the improvements extend to public schools. Using administrative data (from spring 1993 to spring 2004) from the third largest school district in the United States, we examine the relationships between gentrification and school–level student math and reading achievement, and whether changes in the composition of the student body account for any changes in achievement. After… 

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