Research Topic: Schools

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Teacher Turnover in High-Poverty Schools: What We Know and Can Do

This Harvard School of Education study reviews evidence from six recent studies, which collectively suggest that teachers who leave high-poverty schools are not fleeing their students, but rather the poor working conditions that make it difficult for them to teach and their students to learn.

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Kids Count: 2015 Data Book

Using an index of 16 indicators, this report ranks states on overall child well-being and in economic well-being, education, health and family and community.

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Why Are the Twin Cities So Segregated?

Racial segregation in Minneapolis and St. Paul is largely the result of charter schools and of policies that move affordable housing out of white suburbs and into segregated urban neighborhoods and first-tier suburbs, according to the University of Minnesota's Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity.

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Creating Opportunity For Children

This 2014 white paper by the Center of Budget and Policy Priorities examines how housing location can make a difference in economic and educational opportunity for children.

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Creating Opportunity For Children

This 2014 white paper by the Center of Budget and Policy Priorities examines how housing location can make a difference in economic and educational opportunity for children.

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Opportunity Neighborhoods for Latino and African American Children

The Denver Child Study explores the extent to which multiple dimensions of neighborhood context affect the physical and behavioral health, exposure to violence, risky behaviors, education, youth and young adult labor market outcomes, and marriage and childbearing of Latino and African-American children and youth from low-income families.

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Geographies of Opportunity

This Social Science Research Council 2015 American Human Development Index develops measures of well-being for America’s 435 congressional districts (plus Washington, D.C.).

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