Housing Policy Is School Policy

Economically Integrative Housing Promotes Academic Success in Montgomery County, MD.

Published in: A Century Foundation Report (New York : The Century Foundation Inc., 2010). 57 p

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 2010

by Heather L. Schwartz

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This article reports on the economic factors that influenced academic achievement for elementary school students in public housing in Montgomery County, Maryland. It argues that economic integration in housing and school policy is vital to student success.

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