Selected Bibliography on Student Mobility
ANALYSES OF MOBILITY IN SPECIFIC SCHOOL SYSTEMS
Alexander, K.L., Entwisle, D.R. et al. (1996). Children in motion: School transfers and elementary school performance. Journal of Educational Research, 90(1), 3-12.
Alvarez, R. (2006). The Effect of Mobility on Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills Test Scores. William Howard Taft University, Santa Ana, CA. Available: http://eric.ed.gov/ERICDocs/data/ericdocs2sql/content_storage_01/0000019b/80/1b/e5/4e.pdf.
Brent, G., and DiObilda, N. (1993). Effects of curriculum alignment versus direct instruction on urban children. Journal of Educational Research, 86(6), 333-338.
Center for Urban and Regional Affairs. (1998). A Report from the Kids Mobility Project. ERIC No. ED453326. Minneapolis: Family Housing Fund.
Conger, D., Schwartz, A.E., et al. (2007). Immigrant and native-born differences in school stability and special education: Evidence from New York City. International Migration Review, 41(2), 403-432.
Gibson, J.P. (1990). School Size, Socioeconomic Status, and Mobility as Predictors of Achievement Among Washington State Fourth-, Eighth-, and Tenth-Grade Students. Seattle University, WA.
Grishen, C. (2001). The effects of attendance and mobility on the reading performance of elementary students in the Minneapolis public school district (Minnesota). Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences.
Hanna, W.J. (2003). Mobility and the children of Langley Park’s immigrant families. Journal of Negro Education, 72(1), 63-78.
Heinlein, L.M., and Shinn, M. (2000). School mobility and student achievement in an urban setting. Psychology in the Schools, 37(4), 349-357.
Houchens, P. (2004). Longitudinal investigation of Florida ninth-graders reveals factors affecting high school outcomes. ERS Spectrum, 22(4), 25-35.
Kariuki, P., and Nash, J. (1999). The Relationship Between Multiple School Transfers During Elementary Years and Student Achievement. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Mid-South Educational Research Association, Point Clear, AL, November 17-19. Available: http://eric.ed.gov/ERICDocs/data/ericdocs2sql/content_storage_01/0000019b/80/15/f7/f6.pdf.
Kerbow, D., Azcoitia, C. et al. (2003). Student mobility and local school improvement in Chicago. Journal of Negro Education, 72(1), 158-164.
Liechty, S.J. (1994). The effects of mobility on fourth grade students’ achievement, attendance, and behavior. Doctoral dissertation, Drake University. Dissertation Abstracts International, 56(10), 3890A.
Masten, A.S., Heistad, D., Cutuli, J.J., Herbers, J.E., Obradovi , J., Chan, C-KL., Hinz, I., and Dong, J.D. (2008). School success in motion: Protective factors for academic achievement in homeless and highly mobile children in Minneapolis. CURA Reporter, 38(2), 3-12. Available: http://www.cura.umn.edu/reporter/08-Summ/Summ-08-issue.pdf.
Rumberger, R.W. (1999). The Educational Consequences of Mobility for California Students and Schools. Berkeley: Policy Analysis for California Education.
Stewart, J.G. (1991). The Effects of Mobility on Students in a Department of Defense High School as Perceived by Students, Parents, and Professional Educators. George Peabody College for Teachers of Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.
Texas Education Agency. (1997). A Study of Student Mobility in Texas Public Schools. Statewide Texas Educational Progress Study Report No. 3 and Supplementary Data Report No. 3A, Division of Research and Evaluation. Austin: Author.
University of the State of New York. (1992). Student and Teacher Mobility: Impact on School Performance in New York City Public Schools. Albany: State Education Department, Office for Planning, Research and Support Services.
Williams, S.D. (2007). Factors Affecting Academic Achievement of Elementary Students in the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (Tennessee). Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN.
APPROACHES TO MITIGATING EFFECTS OF MOBILITY
Audette, R., and Algozzine, B. (2000). Within district transfers and student achievement: Moving ahead by staying in one place. Special Services in the Schools, 16(1-2), 73-81.
Audette, R., Algozzine, R., et al. (1993). Mobility and school achievement. Psychological Reports, 72(2), 701-702.
Bayer, P.J. (2001). Household Mobility, School Choices, and School Outcomes. Proceedings from the 93rd Annual Meeting of the National Tax Association, Santa Fe, NM, November 9-11. Prepared by the National Tax Association, Washington, DC.
Black, S. (2006). Stabilizing schools with kids on the move. Education Digest, 72(3), 46-51.
Brown, P.J.M. (2005). A Different View of Student Mobility: An Examination of Two Schools’ Perspective of and Response to Mobile Students’ Transitioning. University of Utah, Salt Lake City.
Capps, W.R., and Maxwell, M.E. (2002). Mobility. American School Board Journal, 189(5), 26-29.
Conger, D., and Finkelstein, M.J. (2003). Foster care and school mobility. Journal of Negro Education, 72(1), 97-103.
Demie, F., Lewis, K., et al. (2005). Pupil mobility in schools and implications for raising achievement. Educational Studies, 31(2), 131-147.
Fisher, T.A., and Matthews, L. (1999). Examining Interventions for Highly Mobile Students and Their Families. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada, April 19-23.
Fisher, T.A., Matthews, L., et al. (2002). School personnel’s perceptions of effective programs for working with mobile students and families. Elementary School Journal, 102(4), 317-333.
Fowler-Finn, T. (2001). Student stability vs. mobility. School Administrator, 58(7), 36-40.
Franke, T.M., Isken, J.A., et al. (2003). A pervasive school culture for the betterment of student outcomes: One school’s approach to mobility. Journal of Negro Education, 72(1), 150-157.
James, B.W., and Lopez, P.D. (2003). Transporting homeless students to increase stability: A case study of two Texas districts. Journal of Negro Education, 72(1), 126-140.
Julianelle, P.F., and Foscarinis, M. (2003). Responding to the school mobility of children and youth experiencing homelessness: The McKinney-Vento Act and beyond. Journal of Negro Education, 72(1), 39-54.
Lennon, J., and Markatos, B. (2002). The Same High Standards for Migrant Students: Holding Title I Schools Accountable. Volume II. Title I Schools Serving Migrant Students: Recent Evidence from the National Longitudinal Survey of Schools. Washington, DC. Planning and Evaluation Service, U.S. Department of Education.
Miller, L.S., Fredisdorf, M., and Humphrey, D.C. (1992). Student Mobility and School Reform. New York: Council for Aid to Education.
Nakagawa, K., Stafford, M.E., et al. (2002). The “city migrant” dilemma: Building community at high-mobility urban schools. Urban Education, 37(1), 96-125.
Paik, S., and Phillips, R. (2002). Student Mobility in Rural Communities: What Are the Implications for Student Achievement? North Central Regional Educational Laboratory, Naperville, IL.
Palmer, R. (1991). Sustained effects evaluations of a Chapter 1 program. Early Child Development and Care, 73, 73-86.
Popp, P.A. (2004). Reading on the Go! Students Who Are Highly Mobile and Reading Instruction. Prepared for the National Center for Homeless Education, The College of William and Mary, Greensboro NC.
Popp, P.A., Stronge, J.H., et al. (2003). Students on the Move: Reaching and Teaching Highly Mobile Children and Youth. Urban Diversity Series, National Center for Homeless Education, Greensboro, NC.
Reynolds, A.J., Ou, S.-R., et al. (2004). Paths of effects of early childhood intervention on educational attainment and delinquency: A confirmatory analysis of the Chicago Child-Parent Centers. Child Development, 75(5), 1299-1328.
Rumberger, R.W. (2002). Student Mobility and Academic Achievement. ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Champaign, IL.
Skandera, H., and Sousa, R. (2002). Mobility and the achievement gap. Hoover Digest: Research and Opinion on Public Policy, 3, 1-5.
Smrekar, C.E., and Owens, D.E. (2003). “It’s a way of life for us”: High mobility and high achievement in Department of Defense schools. Journal of Negro Education, 72(1), 165-177.
Temple, J.A., Reynolds, A.J., et al. (1998). Can Early Intervention Prevent High School Dropout? Evidence from the Chicago Child-Parent Centers. Madison: Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin.
Walls, C.A. (2003). Providing highly mobile students with an effective education. ERIC Digest. Available: http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICDocs/data/ericdocs2sql/content_storage_01/0000019b/80/29/d7/b0.pdf.
FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH MOBILITY
Astone, N.M., and McLanahan, S.S. (1994). Family structure, residential mobility, and school dropout: A research note. Demography, 31(4), 575-584.
Bower, B.A. (1995). Effects of Mobility and Family Environment on High-Risk Behaviors of Early Adolescents. University of Louisville, KY.
Brigham, M.F. (1994). The Effects of Mobility, Intelligence and the Interaction of These Two Variables on Sixth Graders’ Achievement Test Scores. Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC.
Cole-Henderson, B. (2000). Organizational characteristics of schools that successfully serve low-income urban African American students. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 5(1, 2), 77-91.
Crowley, S. (2003). The affordable housing crisis: residential mobility of poor families and school mobility of poor children. Journal of Negro Education, 72(1), 22-38.
Eckenrode, J., Rowe, E., et al. (1995). Mobility as a mediator of the effects of child maltreatment on academic performance. Child Development, 66(4), 1130-1142.
Engec, N. (2006). Relationship between mobility and student performance and behavior. Journal of Educational Research, 99(3), 167-178.
Fauth, R.C., Leventhal, T., et al. (2005). Early impacts of moving from poor to middle-class neighborhoods on low-income youth. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 26(4), 415-439.
Gruman, D.H. (2004). Individual Growth Curve Analysis of the Effects of Student Mobility on Measures of Elementary School Adjustment. University of Washington, Seattle.
Hanushek, E.A., Kain, J.F., et al. (2004). Disruption versus Tiebout improvement: The costs and benefits of switching schools. Journal of Public Economics, 88(9-10), 1721-1746.
Heywood, J.S., Thomas, M., and White, S.B. (1994). Achievement and Classroom Mobility in Urban Schools. Milwaukee: Urban Research Center, University of Wisconsin.
Heywood, J.S., Thomas, M., et al. (1997). Does classroom mobility hurt stable students? An examination of achievement in urban schools. Urban Education, 32(3), 354-372.
Jacob, B.A. (2007). The challenges of staffing urban schools with effective teachers. Future of Children, 17(1), 129-153.
Jennings, T.A., Kovalski, T.M., et al. (2000). Predicting Academic Achievement Using Archival Mobility Data. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA, April 24-28.
Johnson, R.A., and Lindblad, A.H. (1991). Effect of mobility on academic performance of sixth grade students. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 72(2), 547-552.
Johnson-Struempler, K.M. (2006). An Examination of the Impact of Student Mobility on the Achievement of 6th Grade Elementary Students. University of Oregon, Eugene.
Kainz, K., and Vernon-Feagans, L. (2007). The ecology of early reading development for children in poverty. Elementary School Journal, 107(5), 407-428.
Lash, A.A., and Kirkpatrick, S.L. (1990). A classroom perspective on student mobility. Elementary School Journal, 91(2), 177-191.
Lebese, S.M. (1994). A Comparative Study of the Coping Ability of Mobile and Nonmobile Elementary Pupils. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo.
Lyle, D.S. (2006). Using military deployments and job assignments to estimate the effect of parental absences and household relocations on children’s academic achievement. Journal of Labor Economics, 24(2), 319-350.
Malmgren, K.W., and Gagnon, J.C. (2005). School mobility and students with emotional disturbance. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 14(2), 299-312.
Mantzicopoulos, P., and Knutson, D.J. (2000). Head Start children: School mobility and achievement in the early grades. Journal of Educational Research, 93(5), 305-311.
Martin, A.J. (2004). An Ecological Investigation of Social Systems and Student Mobility: Policy Implications for School Practices. University of Missouri at Kansas City.
Mehana, M., and Reynolds, A.J. (2004). School mobility and achievement: A meta-analysis. Children and Youth Services Review, 26(1), 93-119.
Mueller, E.J., and Tighe, J.R. (2007). Making the case for affordable housing: Connecting housing with health and education outcomes. Journal of Planning Literature, 21(4), 371-385.
Murk, D.A. (1993). The Relationships Between Geographic Mobility, Academic Achievement, Self-Esteem and Stress among Inner City Second Graders. University of Maryland, College Park.
Neighbour, M. (2000). Developing an Understanding of Transient Pupils. Whangerei, New Zealand: Te Tai Tokerau Education Centre.
Nelson, P.S., Simoni, J.M., et al. (1996). Mobility and school functioning in the early grades. Journal of Educational Research, 89(6), 365-369.
Nichols, L., and Gault, B. (2003). The implications of welfare reform for housing and school instability. Journal of Negro Education, 72(1), 104-116.
Offenberg, R.M. (2004). Inferring adequate yearly progress of schools from student achievement in highly mobile communities. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 9(4), 337-355.
Partnership for America’s Economic Success. (2008). The Hidden Costs of the Housing Crisis. Research brief no. 7. Washington, DC: Author.
Ream, R.K. (2005). Toward understanding how social capital mediates the impact of mobility on Mexican American achievement. Social Forces, 84(1), 201-224.
Ream, R.K. (2005). Uprooting Children: Mobility, Social Capital, and Mexican American Underachievement. New York: LFB Scholarly.
Reynolds, A.J. (1991). Early schooling of children at risk. American Educational Research Journal, 28(2), 392-422.
Reynolds, A.J. (1999). Educational success in high-risk settings: Contributions of the Chicago Longitudinal Study. Journal of School Psychology, 37(4), 345-354.
Rhodes, V. (2005). Kids on the move: The effects of student mobility on NCLB school accountability ratings. Penn GSE Perspectives in Urban Education, 3(3).
Rhodes, V. (2007). Student mobility: The elephant in NCLB’s living room. ERS Spectrum, 25(1), 1-10.
Rumberger, R.W. (2003). The causes and consequences of student mobility. Journal of Negro Education, 72(1), 6-21.
Schafft, K.A. (2003). Low-Income Student Transiency and Its Effects on Schools and School Districts in Upstate New York. Paper presented at a national research workshop Promoting the Economic and Social Vitality of Rural America: The Role of Education, New Orleans, LA, April 14-15.
Schafft, K.A. (2006). Poverty, residential mobility, and student transiency within a rural New York school district. Rural Sociology, 71(2), 212-231.
Simpson, G.A., and Fowler, M.G. (1994). Geographic mobility and children’s emotional/behavioral adjustment and school functioning. Pediatrics, 93(2), 303-309.
South, S.J., Haynie, D.L., et al. (2007). Student mobility and school dropout. Research, 36(1), 68-94.
Stoneman, Z., Brody, G.H., et al. (1999). Effects of residential instability on Head Start children and their relationships with older siblings: Influences of child emotionality and conflict between family members. Child Development, 70(5), 1246-1262.
Temple, J.A., and Reynolds, A.J. (1999). School mobility and achievement: Longitudinal findings from an urban cohort. Journal of School Psychology, 37(4), 355-377.
Tucker, C.J., Marx, J., et al. (1998). Moving on: Residential mobility and children’s school lives. Sociology of Education, 71(2), 111-129.
U.S. General Accounting Office. (1994). Elementary School Children: Many Change Schools Frequently, Harming Their Education. HEHS-94-45, February 4. Washington, DC: Author.
Weckstein, P. (2003). Accountability and student mobility under Title I of the No Child Left Behind Act. Journal of Negro Education, 72(1), 117-125.
Wintroub, F.K. (1997). The Effects of School Mobility in an Urban Setting on Children of Lower Socioeconomic Status. University of California at Los Angeles.
Wood, D., Halfon, N., et al. (1993). Impact of family relocation on children’s growth, development, school function, and behavior. Journal of the American Medical Association, 270(11), 1334-1338.
Bernard van Leer Foundation. (1994). Mobility and young children. Bernard van Leer Foundation Newsletter, 76.
Demie, F. (2002). Pupil mobility and educational achievement in schools: An empirical analysis. Educational Research, 44(2), 197-215.
Machin, S., Telhaj, S., et al. (2006). The mobility of English school children. Fiscal Studies, 27(3), 253-280.
McKenna, G., and Goddard, J.T. (2002). Student mobility: An exploratory study of mobility trends and effects on literacy in an urban elementary school. Exceptionality Education Canada, 12(1), 37-50.
Sorin, R., and Iloste, R. (2006). Moving schools: Antecedents, impact on students and interventions. Australian Journal of Education, 50(3), 227-241.
Strand, S. (2002). Pupil mobility, attainment and progress during key stage 1: A study in cautious interpretation. British Educational Research Journal, 28(1), 63-78.
Strand, S., and Demie, F. (2006). Pupil mobility, attainment and progress in primary school. British Educational Research Journal, 32(4), 551-568.
Strand, S., and Demie, F. (2007). Pupil mobility, attainment and progress in secondary school. Educational Studies, 33(3), 313-331.
Wasserman, D. (2001). Moving Targets: Student Mobility and School and Student Achievement. Edmonton: Alberta Learning.