WWC review of this study

When schools close: Effects on displaced students in Chicago public schools.

De la Torre, M., & Gwynne, J. (October 2009). Chicago, IL: Consortium on Chicago School Research at the University of Chicago Urban Education Institute. Retrieved from: https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED510792

  • Quasi-Experimental Design
    , grade
    1

Reviewed: July 2010

No statistically significant positive
findings
Meets WWC standards with reservations
General Mathematics Achievement
Outcome
measure
Comparison Period Sample Intervention
mean
Comparison
mean
Significant? Improvement
    index
Evidence
tier

Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS): Math

Chicago School Closings vs. Business as usual

Year of the announcement

Full sample;
student

N/A

N/A

Yes

 
 
0
More Outcomes

Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS): Math

Chicago School Closings vs. Business as usual

One year later

Full sample;
student

N/A

N/A

Yes

 
 
0
Reading achievement
Outcome
measure
Comparison Period Sample Intervention
mean
Comparison
mean
Significant? Improvement
    index
Evidence
tier

Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS): Reading

Chicago School Closings vs. Business as usual

Year of the announcement

Full sample;
student

N/A

N/A

Yes

 
 
0
More Outcomes

Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS): Reading

Chicago School Closings vs. Business as usual

One year later

Full sample;
student

N/A

N/A

Yes

 
 
0

Characteristics of study sample as reported by study author.


  • Urban
 

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