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Parental Labor Migration and Children's Educational Progress in Rural China
This paper explores the effect of parents temporary labor migration on their children s educational attainment in rural northeastern China. This relationship lies at a cross-section of Chinese household registration ...
"Acting White" and the Black-White Achievement Gap
A 1986 ethnographic study by Signithia Fordham and John Ogbu sparked controversy among education researchers by suggesting an "acting white" effect could be a source of the black-white achievement gap in U.S. public schools. ...
Effects of High School Exit Exams on Graduation and College Attendance in Alabama, Minnesota, and New York
In an attempt to make high school diplomas more than just a certificate of time spent in high school, some states have adopted high school exit exams (HSEEs) which require a minimum level of competence before a diploma is ...
The Impact of High School Curriculum on College Enrollment Rates
This study examines how the mandated curriculum, specifically, "rigorous" curriculum, is associated with the percentage of a high school's graduating class that chooses to enroll immediately in either a two-year or four-year ...