Public and Private High Schools: The Impact of Communities

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INDEX
Ability grouping, 44-45
Absences, 113; college attendance and, 155, 156, 159, 191, 193-94, 210; of dropouts, 100, 102-4, 114-16; and post-high school success, 178; of transfers, 109
Academic problems, see Scholastic problems
Academic programs, 41-50, 212; achievement in, 42, 76; college attendance and, 153, 158-59, 163-64, 176, 219; coursework in, 47-50; minority students and, 143-44, 146-48
Achievement outcomes, xxiii, xxv, 25, 57-95, 212-13; in academic programs, 42, 76; areas of differences in, 58-60; college attendance and, 155, 192-96; deficient and disadvantaged background and, 121-25; of dropouts, 83-92; evidence on, 6379; functional community and, 13537, 142-43, 146-47; in non-Catholic religious schools, 140, 142-43; and post-high-school success, xxvi, 179, 180; predictions about, 60-63; relative, 92-93; resources and, 93-95; selectivity bias and, 79-82; social capital and, 227, 229; variability of, 82-83; youth community norms and, 237, 238
Admission criteria, 29
Adolescent society, 236
Alexander, K. A., 121n
Algebra, 76
Alternative schools, 5; values and, 9
Amish schools, 58
Anomie, 133-35
Arnold, Thomas, 217
Asian immigrants, 222, 233
Aspirations, post—high-school, 151-52
Athletic activities, 217
Atlanta school district, 240
Baptist schools, 141
Barker, R. G., 51
Becker, G. S., 221
Becker, H. S., 231
Behavior problems, see Discipline problems
Bentham, Jeremy, 222
Bilingual programs, federally-funded, 40
Biology, 166, 176
Birth rates, 119
Blacks: academic programs and, 46; achievement outcomes of, 122, 213; birth rate of, 119; in Catholic schools, xxiv, 12-13; civil rights groups and, 12; college attendance of, 192n; as dropouts, 127, 131n; functional community and, 143-47; in private schools, 31-32; segregation of, xxiii, xxiv
Boarding schools, 235; extracurricular activities in, 217; sexual exploitation in, 239n; social capital in, 238
Boston Latin School, 23
Brown v. Board of Education (1954), 5
Busing, 22
Calculus, 76
Catholic schools, xxiv, xxvii; achievement in, see Achievement outcomes; college attendance and, 152

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