Compare And Contrast Alexander And Entwisle

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“If it were that easy to reroute peoples’ life path, we should be doing it all the time for everyone” (Alexander) Alexander and Entwisle considers his students as, “urban disadvantaged”. He knew that keeping track of them was going to be one of the hardest thing. By the fifth grade, the children had scattered into the city’s 105 public elementary schools. They kept track of the students by their report cards and semiannual and then yearly interviews through high schools. Alexander and Entwisle wrote over 20 articles about each findings and the students. They sent each child a birthday card every year, signed by everyone who worked on the Beginning School Study. It was a small gesture with an added benefit. When the cards bounced back undelivered,
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