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Unformatted text preview: Perpetuation of a dual educational system in American Society? Unequal institutions Adequacy vs. equality in Ghetto schooling What do we learn about conditions in these unequal institutions? Libraries, outdoor space, art and music, decline of physicians, Its consequence for education and learning of children, sense of self worth of children? Public spending $8,000. vs. $12,000. per pupil 1997-1998 $11,700. vs. $22,000 Teacher salary discrepancies. Why does this matter? Preschool educationearly educational advantage School reforms Rise of standardized mandatory testing (SOL) accountability/ rise of assessment and outcomes Role of money? New models of instruction Rewards and sanction Special needs and learning styles low income children (Incompletes replacing Fs in lower achieving Fairfax schools) Bathrooms dignity of studentsunsanitary physical conditions Curriculum and requirements...
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course SOCI 101 taught by Professor Rosenblaum during the Fall '08 term at George Mason.
- Fall '08