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50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Conger, Dylan; Chellman, Colin C. – Education Finance and Policy, 2013
Using restricted-access data from one of the largest urban public university systems in the United States--where many undocumented students are eligible for in-state tuition--we review the literature on undocumented college students in the United States and provide a comparison of the performance of undocumented students to that of U.S. citizens…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, College Students, In State Students, Tuition
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Stiefel, Leanna; Schwartz, Amy Ellen; Iatarola, Patrice; Chellman, Colin C. – Economics of Education Review, 2009
With the financial support of several large foundations and the federal government, creating small schools has become a prominent high school reform strategy in many large American cities. While some research supports this strategy, little research assesses the relative costs of these smaller schools. We use data on over 200 New York City high…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, High Schools, School Restructuring, Small Schools
Stiefel, Leanna; Schwartz, Amy Ellen; Iatorola, Patrice; Chellman, Colin C. – Institute for Education and Social Policy, New York University, 2008
With the financial support of several large foundations and the federal government, creating small schools has become a prominent high school reform strategy in many large American cities. While some research supports this strategy, little research assesses the relative costs of these smaller schools. Data on over 200 New York City high schools,…
Descriptors: Expenditure per Student, Costs, High Schools, School Restructuring
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Iatarola, Patrice; Schwartz, Amy Ellen; Stiefel, Leanna; Chellman, Colin C. – Teachers College Record, 2008
Background/Context: High school reform is currently at the top of the education policy making agenda after years of stagnant achievement and persistent racial and income test score gaps. Although a number of reforms offer some promise of improving U.S. high schools, small schools have emerged as the favored reform model, especially in urban areas,…
Descriptors: Small Schools, High Schools, Educational Change, Urban Schools
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Stiefel, Leanna; Schwartz, Amy Ellen; Chellman, Colin C. – Educational Policy, 2007
Although the No Child Left Behind Act was intended to help "all students meet high academic standards," it is focused on subgroups of low-achieving students. The authors analyze the possible impact of the legislation's requirement for performance reporting by racial subgroup in light of the considerable racial segregation in U.S. schools. In…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Middle Schools, Racial Differences, Academic Standards
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Stiefel, Leanna; Schwartz, Amy Ellen; Berne, Robert; Chellman, Colin C. – Education and Urban Society, 2005
Although analyses of state school finance systems rarely focus on the distribution of funds to students of different races, the advent of racial discrimination as an issue in school finance court cases may change that situation. In this article, we describe the background, analyses, and results of plaintiffs' testimony regarding racial…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Racial Discrimination, Court Litigation, Educational Finance