ERIC Number: EJ597101
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Reasons for Parental Choice of Urban Schools.
Goldring, E. B.; Hausman, C. S.
Journal of Education Policy, v14 n5 p469-90 Sep-Oct 1999
Explores differences in race, socioeconomic status, and reasons for choice among parents in an urban school district with a controlled-choice plan. Parental background characteristics, parents' reasons for choosing a school, satisfaction with public schools, and geographical distance differentiate among parents choosing magnets, those choosing nonmagnets, and nonchoosers. (Contains 43 references.) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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