Catholic High Schools and Rural Academic Achievement
In this paper the effects of rural Catholic high schools on achievement in mathematics, high school graduation rates, and the likelihood that high school graduates go on to college are examined. Estimates that are corrected for selection bias indicate that rural Catholic high schools have a positive effect on mathematics test scores and no effect on graduation rates or on the odds of going on to college. Data from the High School and Beyond 1980 Sophomore Cohort Third Follow-Up (1986) are used. Copyright 1997, Oxford University Press.
Volume (Year): 79 (1997)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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