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The Most Common School Choice: Student Reenrollment and Its Associated Factors

Abstract This dissertation is based on an empirical study that focused on student reenrollment, an essential but largely overlooked element of school choice policies. Based on the school choice literature, I extended the hypothesis of parental charter school choice to the subject of reenrollment. In doing so, I referred jointly to theories from the fields of public choice and business, in order to better understand student reenrollment in a maturing education market. By tracking student enrollment records over multiples years and linking them to school attributes (socio-economic status, racial/ethnic composition of the student body, school quality label), student demographics, and student academic performance, I established a complex student reenrol... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Dong, Haiying (Author) / Garcia, David R (Advisor) / Powers, Jeanne (Advisor) / Barnett, Joshua (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education policy / Charter School / Reenrollment / School Choice
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 150 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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