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Unformatted text preview: balanced school, leading to unequal opportunities. Many still hope to obtain equality while “some who are perhaps most realistic do not even dare to ask for, or expect, complete equality, which seems beyond the realm of probability for many years to come” (Kozol, 44). With such high levels of minorities due to this demographic segregation, inner-city public schools tend to have much less money to spend, preventing their students from obtaining as high quality of an education as upper-class students in a suburb public school. Classes at schools may also limit students’ chances for obtaining the best possible education: “It isn't a question of what students want. It's what the school may have available” (Koloz, 52). Without allowing the student to take classes that prepare them for college, they may be greatly disadvantaged compared to other students with more options....
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This note was uploaded on 09/18/2010 for the course DSOC 1101 taught by Professor Hirshel during the Spring '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Spring '07