Educational Implications of Socioeconomic Status Matrix

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Axia College Material Appendix D Educational Implications of Socioeconomic Status Matrix Directions: Based on your personal experiences and on the readings for this course, answer the questions in the green section of the matrix as they apply to each of the listed socioeconomic classes. Fill in your answers and post your final draft as an attachment to your Individual forum. AED 204
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AED 204 Socioeconomic Classes Questions Unemployed and Homeless Working Class Middle Class Upper Middle Class Upper Class Who is most likely to be a part of this socioeconomic class? The long-term poor fall into this group; many others are temporarily in poverty because of a job loss or family illness. those that require manual work for which income varies widely, depending on the skill required in their field. These workers do not have control of their work specific job. . They do not give orders; they take orders from others. The incomes of Americans who are popularly considered middle class vary greatly. Families generally are classified as middle class if their annual incomes fall between $30,000 and $80,000 (Rose, 2000)—about 44% of those submitting tax returns in 2003. Although some members of the middle class have comfortable incomes, they have virtually no wealth. Professionals,
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