Mapping School Segregation: Using GIS to Explore Racial Segregation between Schools and Their Corresponding Attendance Areas

By Deenesh Sohoni and Salvatore Saporito

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Publication:
2009
Type:
Article
Journal
American Journal of Education
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Volume
115
Issue
4
Pages
569-600
Peer Reviewed
No
Educational Research
Yes
Description:

We examine whether student enrollment in nonneighborhood schools changes levels of racial segregation in public schools across urban school districts by comparing the racial composition of schools and their corresponding attendance area. This comparison w