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Unformatted text preview: Education has progressed through the years but not enough. Yes we have the right to a public education but we dont have the right to an equal education. The education we get is determined by social order. Tracking means rich kids get the college path whereas poor get the work path and this is done in schools. How we are socialized in school is how we learn to raise our hand before speaking of course, but it is also where we learn where we fit in society. Your options are limited in a poor neighborhood because that means poorer school system. If you go through that system chances are college isnt what would be expected, not that college (even a high status one) isnt possible but just not as likely. If you are an outstanding student sure you can get scholarships if someone believes in you and has the knowledge to help you go through...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course SOC 2 taught by Professor Withers during the Spring '11 term at Butte College.
- Spring '11