EDUCATION STUDENT COPY

EDUCATION STUDENT COPY - from parents Schools are geared to...

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Education Soci 200 Spring 2007
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The Past Education was for the wealthy. By middle ages, truth was handed down by God Interpreted by church. Average person didn’t need to read because the church interpreted for him/her. 1853: Education required by Massachusetts Only the last 100 years has the average person been able to read.
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Functionalists Education is needed to: 1. Train a technology minded population (same thinking leads to consensus; what makes a country run) 2. Select and allocate for right job (right role for everyone) 3. Provide sufficient education to make democracy work
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Purposes of School Manifest Function: Increase knowledge Latent Function: Achieve independence
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Unformatted text preview: from parents Schools are geared to allow for more and more independent function. Coleman Report 1960s Looked nationally at who achieves in school: a. Background of parent b. Attitude toward learning. c. Learning resources at home. Coleman Report 1960s 1. Identified concept of cultural deprivation 2. Desegregation through busing Conflict Theory The function of education is to pass economic inequalities on to next generation. Improving Schools Increase school funding Improve teachers attitudes/skill levels College Increase knowledge Achieve independence from parents Schools are geared to allow for more and more independent function....
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