August, 2018

Young Students’ Participation in a Voluntary Transfer Program: A Summary of The Bus Kids: Children’s Experience with Voluntary Desegregation

This brief highlights findings from a qualitative study of kindergartners participating in a voluntary school transfer program allowing families of minority students from an under-resourced school district, to apply to transfer to a better-resourced elementary school districts in surrounding communities. The students faced many challenges including long bus rides and social isolation in their transfer school.