self fulfilling prophecy as those students feel that they will not have the

Self fulfilling prophecy as those students feel that

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self-fulfilling prophecy as those students feel that they will not have the same success as their white classmates (Sullivan. 2016). The inequality in the educational system means that those from lower SES will resort to jobs that don’t pay well, violence, drugs, and create a non- competitive job market. Another negative effect is that jobs are now requiring education to obtain these positions and it is allowing companies to weed out possible employees based on their educational background and they may not even need it to perform the job skills. If the education systems were more unified and equal among all races and backgrounds, then the job market would be highly competitive, and it also allows schools to build off the funds provided from all students and families. The unemployment rate is for dropouts is twice as high as those who graduated from high school. With the African American dropout rate of 50 percent, they will end up earning less when they do find a job, which can then lead to crime and the use of public assistance. Those who stand to gain from educational equality is the students from all backgrounds within the society. If all students and not just those from affluent families can keep continuing their education, then educational facilities stand to gain the most just based off the funds that they could receive from the many students competing for higher education. Those who may suffer could be students if it causes the classrooms settings to have higher class sizes because then it could deter from the learning experience and the one on one interactions between student and teacher. Educational equality has been a foundation for America since the beginning. Thomas Jefferson once explained in a letter to John Adams stating, “We want a system built on a natural 2
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aristocracy, based on virtue and talent, not an artificial aristocracy, built on inheritance and wealth” (Verstegen. 2015). A major historical context for the desegregation of people in the school system started with the Brown v. Board of Education
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