Furman Center Releases New Report on School Performance of Children Living in NYCHA Public Housing

Research & Policy | November 24th 2008

On November 24, 2008, the Furman Center and the Institute for Education and Social Policy released a new report that examines the school performance of children living in NYCHA housing. Public Housing and Public Schools: How Do Students Living in NYC Public Housing Fare in School? finds that children living in NYCHA housing perform less well on standardized math and reading tests than other students, even after controlling for the characteristics of the individual students and the schools they attend. View the press release.

This report was funded by the Independence Community Foundation.

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