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“I wanted to go here”: Adolescents’ perspectives on school choice

Abstract:

New Zealand legislation removing school zones radically reshaped school choice, resulting in increased school stratification from parental choice frequently driven by social factors such as ethnic makeup of the school community. This article considers school choice through the eyes of 1,465 adolescents from 12 secondary schools in Dunedin (New Zealand). The most common reasons for school choice included: preference for a coeducational school, school’s facilities, positive comments from parent...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/15582159.2017.1381543

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE; Transport Studies Unit
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Health Research Council of New Zealand More from this funder
National Heart Foundation of New Zealand More from this funder
Lottery Health Research Grants More from this funder
University of Otago More from this funder
Dunedin City Council More from this funder
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of School Choice Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
98-122
Publication date:
2017-10-16
DOI:
EISSN:
1558-2167
ISSN:
1558-2159
Pubs id:
pubs:738824
URN:
uri:20ca50aa-3297-4e72-a755-1dcbeeaddb1f
UUID:
uuid:20ca50aa-3297-4e72-a755-1dcbeeaddb1f
Local pid:
pubs:738824

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