1. Explain the difference between macro and meso level forces shaping
inequality in education at SCHS and give an example of each.
Macro level forces are what shape racial ideologies on a global scale. These
larger systems are what shape the experiences o
In this weeks reading, Ocho addressed the segregated structures within the
tracking system in our middle schools and high schools today. This topic I found
most interesting. I found the issues of the stereotypes among middle school due to
In this chapter, Ocho sheds a light on racial/ethnic stereotypes and the
impact it may have on a childs relationships and perceptions. The most relatable
topics in this weeks readings are the pressures parents exert on their children to
Should we continue tracking students in high school? Middle School?
o What if we did de-track our schools?
What would the drawbacks be?
Lessen motivation to achieve
Under challenge vs. over challenge
o Can we de-racialize, de-ge
Framing the Gap Discourses
1. Achievement on Standardized test (24-27)
a. Argues that it can cause competitiveness
b. Takes away from student learning
c. Issues w/ funding
2. Biological Expectations
a. Sex, Gender, and Race (30-34)
b. Macro Connectio