Public Housing and Public Schools: How Do Students Living in NYC Public Housing Fare in School?
Publication Date: November 2008
Publisher(s): Furman Center for Real Estate
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: public housing; schools; Affordable Housing
Type: Policy Brief
This report examines the school performance of children living in NYCHA housing and 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.