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Do new small schools in New York City enroll more advantaged students than the city's other schools ?The New York City public school system has sought to reform high school education by closing or downsizing large, failing high schools and opening new small high schools. In a new report, NYU professor Jennifer Jennings and Teachers College professor Aaron Pallas explore whether these reforms altered the distribution of enrolling students’ characteristics across schools.
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Saturday, October 30, 2010
Do new small schools in NYC enroll more advantaged students than the city's other schools?
Pallas& Jennings report:
NYC Gates-funded small schools enrolled fewer disadvantaged 9th graders than enrolled in large HS they replaced.
Findings appear to contradict DOE’s claims on this issue.