Transforming the High School Experience: How New York City’s New Small Schools are Boosting Student Achievement and Graduation Rates
MDRC, June 2010
189 Pages Posted: 19 Mar 2011
Date Written: June 2010
Taking advantage of lottery-like features in New York City’s high school admissions process, this study provides rigorous evidence that new small public high schools are narrowing the educational attainment gap and markedly improve graduation prospects, particularly for disadvantaged students.
Keywords: small schools, high school reform, natural experiment
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Bloom, Howard S. and Thompson, Saskia Levy and Unterman, Rebecca, Transforming the High School Experience: How New York City’s New Small Schools are Boosting Student Achievement and Graduation Rates (June 2010). MDRC, June 2010, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1786966
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