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Unformatted text preview: Education Insight provided by the three perspectives Contemporary issue related to education Beer and Circus: Undergraduate Education at Large Public Universities Functionalist Perspective Education serves the following functions General socialization Shows individuals where they fit in Special skills Solution of social problems Substance abuse, teen pregnancy Latent Functions Keeps down unemployment rate Sociality, finding a spouse Conflict Perspective U.S. schools reproduce social inequality The hidden curriculum Class and race influence quality of education received Symbolic Interactionism Education as a self-fulfilling prophesy Rosenthal-Jacobsen Experiment Students in San Francisco given IQ tests Reported results to teachers This group did spurt ahead although initial ability was no different than other students. U.S. Education System If an unfriendly foreign power had attempted to impose on America the mediocre educational performance that exists today, we might well have viewed it as an act of war! (A Nation at Risk 1983) Explanations...
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