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Unformatted text preview: EDU reading notes chapter 4- Latino and African American on average lower in social class- Social class based on o Income o Occupation o Education- Children of educated parents scored consistently higher than children of less educated parents- Children from disadvantaged homes are more likely to have poor access to health care and suffer from diseases- Low income families are more likely to have vision, hearing, asthma, and other heath problems- Middle class o Encourage reading o Expose to museum, concerts, and zoos o Read to children o Buy computers books and educational games- High SES children continue making progress over summer while low SES students fall behind - Home environment influences readiness and level of achievement- School funding correlated with social class o Middle class is likely to attend schools with greater resources, better paid teachers etc. - Low income schools spend more money on security and other resources- Resilence- ability to succeed despite many risk factors...
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- Spring '08