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The Distribution of School Quality: Do Schools Serving Mostly White and High-SES Children Produce the Most Learning?

Overview of attention for article published in Sociology of Education, August 2019
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#35 of 492)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (66th percentile)

Mentioned by

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8 news outlets
twitter
20 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page

Citations

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9 Dimensions

Readers on

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73 Mendeley
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Title
The Distribution of School Quality: Do Schools Serving Mostly White and High-SES Children Produce the Most Learning?
Published in
Sociology of Education, August 2019
DOI 10.1177/0038040719870683
Authors

Douglas B. Downey, David M. Quinn, Melissa Alcaraz

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 73 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 25 34%
Student > Doctoral Student 12 16%
Student > Master 9 12%
Researcher 5 7%
Professor > Associate Professor 4 5%
Other 7 10%
Unknown 11 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 42 58%
Psychology 6 8%
Arts and Humanities 2 3%
Computer Science 2 3%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 1%
Other 6 8%
Unknown 14 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 70. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 22 November 2021.
All research outputs
#524,470
of 23,033,713 outputs
Outputs from Sociology of Education
#35
of 492 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#12,205
of 341,053 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Sociology of Education
#2
of 6 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 23,033,713 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 97th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 492 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 21.0. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 92% of its peers.
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