Research indicates that the achievement of rural students...

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Research indicates that the achievement of rural students is hampered by poverty and inequality.
Question 2 Technical workers, technicians, and sales personnel would probably be in the middle class.
Question 3 Middle-class teachers may have difficulty understanding and motivating low-income minority students because of language and cultural differences.
Question 4 Your friend Joel argues that schools, as traditionally organized, are set up not to help people get ahead in life but to keep them “in their place.” What label best fits Joel's beliefs?
Question 5 Advocates of resistance theory maintain that working-class students show resistance in schools partly because school norms and expectations promote the irrelevant middle-class values of teachers.

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