Educational Equity

Journal Articles

Neighborhood Income Composition by Race and Income, 1990-2009. Sean F. Reardon, Lindsay Fox, Joseph Townsend. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Forthcoming.
60 Years After Brown: Trends and Consequences of School Segregation. Sean F. Reardon, Ann Owens. Annual Review of Sociology, 40, pp. 199-218. 2014.
The role of social science in action-guiding philosophy: The case of educational equity. Kendra Bischoff, Kenneth Shores. Theory and Research in Education, 2014.
Strategic Involuntary Teacher Transfers and Teacher Performance: Examining Equity and Efficiency. Jason Grissom, Susanna Loeb, Nathaniel Nakashima. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 33(1), pp. 112–140. 2014.
Different teachers, different peers: The magnitude of student sorting within schools. Demetra Kalogrides, Susanna Loeb. Educational Researcher, 42(6), pp. 304-316. 2013.
The Widening Income Achievement Gap. Sean F. Reardon. Educational Leadership, 70(8), pp. 10-16. 2013.
Brown fades: The end of court-ordered school desegregation and the resegregation of American public schools. Sean F. Reardon, Elena Grewal, Demetra Kalogrides, Erica Greenberg. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 31(4), pp. 876-904. 2012.
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor. Sean Reardon. Community Investments: Summer 2012, 24(2), pp. 19-39. 2012.
Income inequality and income segregation. Sean F. Reardon, Kendra Bischoff. American Journal of Sociology, 116(4), 2011.
The Hispanic‐White achievement gap in math and reading in the elementary grades. Sean F. Reardon, Claudia Galindo. American Educational Association Journal, 46(3), pp. 853‐891. 2009.
Getting Down to Facts: School Finance and Governance in California. Susanna Loeb, Anthony Bryk, Eric Hanushek. Education Finance and Policy, 3(1), pp. 1-19. 2008.
The narrowing gap in New York city teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools. Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 27(4), pp. 793-818. 2008.
Policies to ensure that no child starts from behind. Deborah Stipek, Kenji Hakuta. In Child Development and Social Policy: Knowledge for Action: Essays in honor of Edward Zigler , Washington DC: American Psychological Association Press, pp. 129-145. 2006.
Implications of income-based school assignment policies for racial school segregation. Sean F. Reardon, John T. Yun, Michal Kurlaender. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 28(1), pp. 49-75. 2006.
When teachers’ and parents’ values differ: Teachers’ ratings of academic competence in children from low-income families. Penny Hauser-Cram, Selcuk Sirin, Deborah Stipek. Journal of Educational Psychology, 95(4), pp. 813-820. 2003.
Teacher sorting and the plight of urban schools: A descriptive analysis. Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 24(1), pp. 37-62. 2002.
Economically disadvantaged preschoolers: Ready to learn but further to go. Deborah Stipek, Rosaleen Ryan. Developmental Psychology, 33, pp. 711-723. 1997.
Parents' beliefs about appropriate education for young children. Deborah Stipek, Sharon Milburn, Darlene Clements, Denise H. Daniels. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 13(3), pp. 293-310. 1992.
Characterizing early childhood education programs for poor and middle-class children. Deborah Stipek, Denise Daniels, Darlene Galluzzo, Sharon Milburn. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 7(1), pp. 1–19. 1992.

Books: Books, Chapters, Reviews

Patterns and Trends in Racial/Ethnic and Socioeconomic Academic Achievement Gaps. Sean F. Reardon, Joseph P. Robinson, Ericka S. Weathers. In H. A. Ladd & E. B. Fiske (Eds.), Handbook of Research in Education Finance and Policy (Second ed.), Lawrence Erlbaum, Forthcoming.
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations. Sean F. Reardon. In R. Murnane & G. Duncan (Eds.), Whither Opportunity? Rising Inequality and the Uncertain Life Chances of Low-Income Children, New York: Russell Sage Foundation Press, 2011.
Equity, excellence, elephants, and evidence. John D. Bransford, Deborah Stipek, Nancy J. Vye, Louis M. Gomez, Diana Lam. In J Bransford, D. Stipek, N. Vye, L. Gomez & D. Lam (Eds.), The role of research in educational improvement, Cambridge MA: Harvard Education Press, pp. 1-17. 2009.
Patterns and trends in racial/ethnic and socioeconomic academic achievement gaps. Sean F. Reardon, Joseph P. Robinson. In H. A. Ladd & E. B. Fiske (Eds.), Handbook of Research in Education Finance and Policy, Lawrence Erlbaum, 2007.
Institutional responses to reduce inequalities in college outcomes: Remedial and developmental courses in Higher Education. Eric P. Bettinger, Bridget Long. In S. Dickert-Conlin & R. Rubenstein (Eds.), Economic Inequality in Higher Education: Access, Persistence, and Success, New York: Russell Sage Foundation Press, 2007.
Race, SES and achievement gaps. Susanna Loeb. Section Editor In H.F. Ladd & E.B. Fiske (Eds.), Handbook of Research in Education Finance and Policy, Routledge Press, pp. 499-518. 2007.
Integrating neighborhoods, segregating schools: The retreat from school desegregation in the South, 1990-2000. Sean F. Reardon, John T. Yun. In J. Boger & G. Orfield (Eds.), School Resegregation: Must the South Turn Back?, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005.
Understanding teacher labor markets: Implications for educational equity. Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, James Wyckoff. In D. Monk & M. Plecki (Eds.), School Finance and Teacher Quality: Exploring the Connections, AEFA 2003 Yearbook, 2003.
Editor, Special Issue on Equity in Educational Assessment. Sean F. Reardon. Harvard Educational Review, 64(1), 1994.


Inequality Matters: Framing a Strategic Inequality Research Agenda. Prudence L. Carter, Sean F. Reardon. The William T. Grant Foundation, 2014.
Federal financial support for adequacy and equity in school finance. Susanna Loeb, Michael Dannenberg. Prepared for the Rethinking Rodriguez Conference, University of California, Berkeley, 2006.

Working Papers

Left Behind? The Effect of No Child Left Behind on Academic Achievement Gaps. Sean F. Reardon, Erica H. Greenberg, Demetra Kalogrides, Kenneth A. Shores, Rachel A. Valentino. 2013.
Patterns and Trends in Racial Academic Achievement Gaps Among States, 1999-2011. Sean F. Reardon, Rachel A. Valentino, Demetra Kalogrides, Kenneth A. Shores, Erica H. Greenberg. 2013.
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