Notes 4-21 exam 4

Notes 4-21 exam 4 - Sociological Perspectives on Education...

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Sociological Perspectives on Education Functionalists- politically conservative Transmission of the dominant culture Integrate society Promote social norms, values and sanctions Promotion of desirable social change Conflict theorist Domination by the elite through unequal access to schooling Hidden curriculum- busy work instead of innovative Credentialism- branding device Bestowal of status Interactionist- micro level perspective Teacher- expectancy effect Transmit Knowledge, values, and standards- Functionalist perspective About 21% of US adult population reads at the lowest level. Can’t read instructions or medical prescriptions. 55% can’t read a tax table 50% of Hispanics drop out of high school 25,000 adults in New River Valley are functionally illiterate ^^^^conflict Hispanics have lowest graduation rate from high school and college, Asian American is highest U.S. has highest percentage of people graduating from college 28% 67% of high school graduates go off to college, only half get a college degree
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