Research Papers & Publications

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More than two dozen Trinity student researchers on this project have co-presented and/or co-authored research at nationally-recognized academic conferences and publications. See also a direct link to works in the CSSP section of the Trinity College Digital Repository.

Listed in reverse chronological order: (displayed by ZotPress for Zotero)

Manual list by author: (to update, right-click Zotero folder bib to RTF & paste)

Agosto, Jasmin. “Fighting Segregation, Teaching Multiculturalism: The Beginning of the Education/Instruccion Narrative of the 1970s Hartford Civil Rights Movement.” Educational Studies Senior Research Project, Trinity College, 2010. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/10.

Banks, Dana, and Jack Dougherty. “City-Suburban Desegregation and Forced Choices: A Review Essay of Susan Eaton’s ‘The Other Boston Busing Story.’” Teachers College Record 105 (2004): 985–98. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/facpub/21/.

Beckett, Grace. “Suburban Participation in Hartford’s Project Concern School Desgregation Program, 1966-1998.” Educational Studies Senior Research Project, Trinity College, 2004. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/11/.

Blacklaw, Nicola. “The Presence of Contact Conditions in a Magnet School.” Educational Studies Senior Research Project, Trinity College, 2002. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/12/.

Cotto, Jr., Robert. Addition through Subtraction: Are Rising Test Scores in Connecticut School Districts Related to the Exclusion of Students with Disabilities?. New Haven, CT: Connecticut Voices for Children, January 2012. http://www.ctvoices.org/publications/addition-through-subtraction-are-rising-test-scores-connecticut-school-districts-relate.

———. Making Sense of the Vertical Scales: An Alternative View of the Connecticut Mastery Test Results. New Haven, CT: Connecticut Voices for Children, July 2012. http://www.ctvoices.org/publications/making-sense-vertical-scales-alternative-view-connecticut-mastery-test-results.

———. Providing Educational Opportunity for Every Child. New Haven, CT: Connecticut Voices for Children, August 2012. http://www.ctvoices.org/publications/providing-educational-opportunity-every-child.

———. The Limits of Data on Free and Reduced Price Meal Eligibility in Connecticut. New Haven, CT: Connecticut Voices for Children, March 2012. http://www.ctvoices.org/publications/limits-data-free-and-reduced-price-meal-eligibility-connecticut.

———. Understanding Connecticut’s Application for a Waiver from the No Child Left Behind Act. New Haven, CT: Connecticut Voices for Children, April 2012. http://www.ctvoices.org/sites/default/files/edu12nclbwaiverchartrev.pdf.

Cotto, Jr., Robert, and Kenneth Feder. Choice Watch: Diversity and Access in Connecticut’s School Choice Programs. CT Voices for Children, 2014. http://www.ctvoices.org/publications/choice-watch-diversity-and-access-connecticuts-school-choice-programs.

Coyne, Courteney. “Reputations and Realities: A Comparative Study of Parental Perceptions, School Quality and the SmartChoices Website.” Educational Studies Senior Research Project, Trinity College, 2010. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/14/.

Daly, Mary. “Race Restrictive Covenants in Property Deeds.” ConnecticutHistory.org, January 2013. http://connecticuthistory.org/race-restrictive-covenants-in-property-deeds/.

DelConte, Matthew, Sushil Trivedi, Diane Zannoni, and Jack Dougherty. Who Chooses? A Preliminary Analysis of Hartford Public Schools. Hartford, CT: Cities Suburbs Schools Project at Trinity College, January 2012. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/37.

DePina, Antonio. “Comparing Suburban School Culture in Metropolitan Hartford: How Does the Formal and Hidden Curriculum Vary across Two High Schools?” Educational Studies Senior Research Project, Trinity College, 2003. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/15/.

Dougherty et al., Jack. “Whose Civil Rights Stories on the Web? Authorship, Ownership, Access and Content in Digital History.” Milwaukee, WI, 2012. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/40/.

Dougherty, Jack. “Book Review of Christopher Collier, Connecticut’s Public Schools: A History, 1650-2000.” Connecticut History 50, no. 1 (2011): 120–22. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/41.

———. “Bridging the Gap between Urban, Suburban, And Educational History.” In Rethinking the History of American Education, edited by William Reese and John Rury, 245–59. New York: Palgrave MacMillan Press, 2007. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/5/.

———. “Conflicting Questions: Why Historians and Policymakers Miscommunicate on Urban Education.” In Clio at the Table: Using History to Inform and Improve Education Policy, edited by Kenneth Wong and Robert Rothman, 251–62. New York: Peter Lang, 2009. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/4/.

———. “CT Mirror Gets It Right — Then Wrong — with Trinity Students’ Sheff Data Visualizations.” The CT Mirror, January 21, 2014. http://ctmirror.org/ct-mirror-gets-it-right-then-wrong-with-trinity-students-sheff-data-visualizations/.

———. “Investigating Spatial Inequality with the Cities, Suburbs, and Schools Project.” In Confronting Urban Legacy: Rediscovering Hartford and New England’s Forgotten Cities, edited by Xiangming Chen and Nicholas Bacon, 110–26. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 2013. http://books.google.com/books?isbn=073914944X.

———. “Shopping for Schools: How Public Education and Private Housing Shaped Suburban Connecticut.” Journal of Urban History 38, no. 2 (March 2012): 205–24. http://juh.sagepub.com/content/38/2.

———. “SmartChoices: A Geospatial Tool for Community Outreach and Educational Research.” Academic Commons, August 20, 2010. http://www.academiccommons.org/commons/essay/smartchoices-geospatial-tool.

Dougherty, Jack, Naralys Estevez, Jesse Wanzer, David Tatem, Courtney Bell, Casey Cobb, and Craig Esposito. A Visual Guide to Sheff v. O’Neill School Desegregation. Hartford, Connecticut and Storrs, Connecticut: The Cities, Suburbs and Schools Research Project at Trinity College and the University of Connecticut Center for Education Policy Analysis, July 2006. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/7/.

Dougherty, Jack, Jeffrey Harrelson, Laura Maloney, Drew Murphy, Russell Smith, Michael Snow, and Diane Zannoni. “School Choices in Suburbia: Test Scores, Race, and Housing Markets.” American Journal of Education 115, no. 4 (August 2009): 523–48. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/1.

Dougherty, Jack, and Candace Simpson. “Who Owns Oral History? A Creative Commons Solution.” In Oral History in the Digital Age, edited by Doug Boyd, Steve Cohen, Brad Rakerd, and Dean Rehberger. Washington, DC: Institute of Library and Museum Services, 2012. http://ohda.matrix.msu.edu/2012/06/a-creative-commons-solution/.

Dougherty, Jack, Stephen Spirou, Diane Zannoni, and Marissa Block. “Who Chooses in Hartford? Regional School Choice Applications from Hartford-Resident HPS Students in 2012.” presented at the Magnet Schools of America conference, Hartford CT, May 17, 2014. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/47/.

Dougherty, Jack, Jesse Wanzer, and Christina Ramsay. Missing the Goal: A Visual Guide to Sheff v. O’Neill School Desegregation: June 2007. Hartford, Connecticut and Storrs, Connecticut: The Cities, Suburbs and Schools research project at Trinity College and the University of Connecticut Center for Education Policy Analysis, 2007. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/6/.

———. “Sheff v. O’Neill: Weak Desegregation Remedies and Strong Disincentives in Connecticut, 1996-2008.” In From the Courtroom to the Classroom: The Shifting Landscape of School Desegregation, edited by Claire Smrekar and Ellen Goldring, 103–27. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press, 2009. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/3/.

Dougherty, Jack, Diane Zannoni, Marissa Block, and Stephen Spirou. Who Chooses in Hartford? Report 1: Statistical Analysis of Regional School Choice Office Applicants and Non-Applicants among Hartford-Resident HPS Students in Grades 3-7, Spring 2012. Hartford, CT: Cities Suburbs Schools Project at Trinity College, May 12, 2014. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/46.

Dougherty, Jack, Diane Zannoni, Maham Chowhan, Courteney Coyne, Benjamin Dawson, Tehani Guruge, and Begaeta Nukic. “How Does Information Influence Parental Choice? The Smart Choices Project in Hartford, Connecticut.” National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education (NCSPE), no. Occasional Paper 189 (April 28, 2010). http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/2/.

———. “School Information, Parental Decisions, and the Digital Divide: The SmartChoices Project in Hartford, Connecticut.” In Educational Delusions? Why Choice Can Deepen Inequality and How to Make Schools Fair, edited by Gary Orfield and Erica Frankenberg, 219–37. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013. http://books.google.com/books?isbn=0520274741.

Estevez, Naralys, and Jack Dougherty. “Do Magnet Schools Attract All Families Equally? A GIS Mapping Analysis of Latinos.” Conference Paper presented at the American Eduational Research Association annual meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 10, 2006. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/16/.

Green, Carmen. “Catholic Schools, Racial Change, and Suburbanization, 1930-2000.” Conference Paper presented at the History of Education Society meeting, Kansas City, Missouri, November 5, 2004. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/13/.

Gurren, Amanda. “Connecticut Takes the Wheel on Education Reform: Project Concern.” ConnecticutHistory.org, April 2013. http://connecticuthistory.org/connecticut-takes-the-wheel-on-education-reform-project-concern/.

Gutmann, Laurie. “Whose Concern Matters?: Student Support and Project Concern.” Educational Studies Senior Research Project, Trinity College, 2003. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/17/.

Hughes, Devlin. Designing Effective Google Maps for Social Change: A Case Study of SmartChoices. Hartford, Connecticut: Author, 2009. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/8/.

Jacobs, Erin. “Educating Inner-City Children in Suburban Schools: A Randomized Study of Majority-to-Minority Transfer and Achievement in Connecticut.” Senior Honors Thesis, Department of Sociology, Cornell University, 2003. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/21/.

Kaminski, Sarah. “Magnet Schools: An Effective Solution to Sheff v. O’Neill?” The Trinity Papers 21 (2002): 63–71. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/9/.

Katz, Jacqueline. “Historical Memory and the Transformation of City and Suburban Schools.” Educational Studies Senior Research Project, Trinity College, 2004. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/27/.

Lawrence, Eric. “Teacher Suburbanization & The Diverging Discourse on Hartford Public School Quality, 1950-1970.” American Studies senior research project, Trinity College, 2002. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/35/.

MacDonald, David. “Choosing Integration: The Significance of Academic Performance in Suburban Families Choosing a Hartford Magnet School.” Public Policy graduate course paper, Trinity College, 2006. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp/.

———. “The Funding of Interdistrict Magnet Schools in Connecticut: A Failed Approach to Addresssing the Sheff vs. O’Neill Connecticut Supreme Court Ruling?” Public Policy graduate course paper, Trinity College, 2005. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/34/.

McGann, Shaun. “The Effects of ‘Redlining’ on the Hartford Metropolitan Region.” ConnecticutHistory.org, March 2014. http://connecticuthistory.org/the-effects-of-redlining-on-the-hartford-metropolitan-region/.

Meehan, Emily. “The Debate Over Who Could Occupy World War II Public Housing in West Hartford.” ConnecticutHistory.org, January 2014. http://connecticuthistory.org/the-debate-over-who-could-occupy-world-war-ii-public-housing-in-west-hartford/.

Moody, Austin. “Sheff v. O’Neill: Conflicting Agendas and Stymied Progress.” Public Policy and Law honors thesis, Trinity College, 2013. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/theses/327.

Moore, Heather. “Private School Choice and Educational Outcomes in Metropolitan Hartford.” Cities, Suburbs and Schools Research Project, Hartford, Connecticut, July 2005. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/36.

Morr, Mary. “Career Academies and Conflicting Agendas: An Analysis of Career and Technical Education in Hartford in the Context of Broader School Policies.” Public Policy and Law honors thesis, Trinity College, 2012. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/theses/254.

Nieves, Nivia. “Shaping the Learning Corridor Interdistrict Magnet Schools, 1990s to the Present.” Educational Studies Senior Research Project, Trinity College, 2005. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp/.

Nieves, Nivia, and Jack Dougherty. “Latino Politicians, Activists, and Parents: The Challenge of Implementing City-Suburban Magnet Schools.” Conference Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 10, 2006. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/30/.

Pennington, Lis, Emily Steele, and Jack Dougherty. “A Political History of School Finance Reform in Metropolitan Hartford, Connecticut, 1945-2005.” Conference Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 2007. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/29/.

Perkins, Kelli. “Public Schools and Private Real Estate Markets, 1940-2000.” Educational Studies Senior Research Project, Trinity College, 2004. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/28/.

Price, Brittany. “The Usage of Maps in Facilitating Conversations with Stakeholders about Educational Desgregation in Hartford.” Educational Studies Senior Research Project, Trinity College, 2009. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/26/.

Ragland, Jamil. “Graduating Class: Race, Economics and Education in Bloomfield, CT.” Senior Project in American Studies, Trinity College, 2013. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/theses/282/.

Ramsay, Christina, Cintli Sanchez, and Jesse Wanzer. Shopping for Homes and Schools: A Qualitative Study of West Hartford, Connecticut. Cities, Suburbs, and Schools Project. Hartford, Connecticut: Trinity College, December 2006. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/25/.

Reece, Jason, Samir Gambhir, Jillian Olinger, Matthew Martin, and Mark Harris. People, Place, and Opportunity: Mapping Communities of Opportunity in Connecticut: A Report Commissioned by the Connecticut Fair Housing Center. Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, The Ohio State University, 2009. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/44/.

Reuben, Savahna. “Education/Instrucción Combats Housing Discrimination.” ConnecticutHistory.org, December 2014. http://connecticuthistory.org/educationinstruccion-combats-housing-discrimination/.

Reuman, David. “Effects of An Inter-District Magnet Program On Inter-Racial Attitudes At School.” Conference Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 25, 2003. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/32/.

Rioual, Brigit. “Sheff v. O’Neill Settlements Target Educational Segregation In Hartford.” ConnecticutHistory.org, April 2013. http://connecticuthistory.org/sheff-v-oneill-settlements-target-educational-segregation-in-hartford.

Rollins, Elaina. “Five Minutes That Changed Connecticut: Simon Bernstein and the 1965 Connecticut Education Amendment.” ConnecticutHistory.org, January 2014. http://connecticuthistory.org/five-minutes-that-changed-connecticut-simon-bernstein-and-the-1965-connecticut-education-amendment/.

Sagullo, Nicole. “How Real Estate Practices Influenced the Hartford Region’s Demographic Makeup.” ConnecticutHistory.org, February 2013. http://connecticuthistory.org/how-real-estate-practices-influenced-the-hartford-regions-demographic-makeup/.

Schofield, Molly. “Increasing Interracial Relationships.” Educational Studies Senior Research Project, Trinity College, 2002. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/24/.

Simonds, Rebecca. “Conflict and Identity: Puerto Rican Teens in Metropolitan Hartford.” International Studies senior thesis, Trinity College, 2005. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/23/.

Smith-Ellison, Victoria. “Hartford’s Great Migration through Charles S. Johnson’s Eyes.” ConnecticutHistory.org, February 2013. http://connecticuthistory.org/hartfords-great-migration-through-charles-s-johnsons-eyes/.

Thomas, Jacqueline Rabe, and Alvin Chang. “By the Numbers: Integrating Schools in CT.” CT Mirror, January 15, 2014. http://ctmirror.org/by-the-numbers-integrating-schools-in-ct/.

“Trinity College Students Call Attention to Histories of Inequality.” ConnecticutHistory.org, May 2013. http://connecticuthistory.org/trinity-college-students-call-attention-to-histories-of-inequality/.

Walsh, Nathan. “Minority Status and School Choice: The Experiences of Native-Born African American and West Indian Immigrants in Hartford.” Senior Thesis, Educational Studies Program, Trinity College, 2012. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/39.

Wanzer, Jesse, Heather Moore, and Jack Dougherty. “Race and Magnet School Choice: A Mixed-Methods Neighborhood Study in Urban Connecticut.” Conference Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association meeting, New York, New York, March 28, 2008. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/22/.

Wetzler, Rebecca. “The Effects of Health, Mobility, and Socio-Economic Status Factors on the Race Gap in Achievement.” Psychology senior thesis, Trinity College, 2006. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/20/.

Williams, Jennifer. “The Unthinkable Remedy: The Proposed Metropolitan Hartford School District.” Presentation for the Cities Suburbs Schools Project at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, Summer 2004. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/19/.

Young, Aleesha. “Real Estate, Racial Change, and Bloomfield Schools in the 1960s and ’70s.” Educational Studies Senior Research Project, Trinity College, 2005. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/18/.

Zannoni, Diane, and Jack Dougherty. Spatial Analysis of Hartford Public School Student Characteristics across Census Block Groups, 2009-12: A Preliminary Report. Cities, Suburbs, and Schools Project. Hartford, CT: Trinity College, October 24, 2013. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/45/.

Zannoni, Diane, Jack Dougherty, Ben Rudy, and Evan Sternberg. Student Continuity and Achievement Clustering in Hartford Public Schools, 2008-2012: A Preliminary Data Report. Cities, Suburbs, and Schools Project. Hartford, CT: Trinity College, January 18, 2013. http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/cssp_papers/42/.

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