Using spatial analysis tools such as GIS (Geographical Information Systems), this study maps the home addresses of city and suburban magnet school applicants, then uses the maps to start conversations with policy makers about how far students are willing to travel to attend certain schools.
Price, Brittany. “The Usage of Maps in Facilitating Conversations with Stakeholders about Educational Desgregation in Hartford”. Educational Studies Senior Research Project, Hartford, Connecticut: Trinity College, 2009. Available from the Trinity College Digital Repository, Hartford, Connecticut (http://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu)