Inequality In The Classroom

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Most of the book is devoted to in-depth studies of individual middle class and working class students. Those studies reveal differences in how parents nurture their children and why middle class children learn skills essential for later success that their poorer counterparts don 't learn. In order to research on “inequality” she started to observe twelve families (six white, five Black, and one interracial) with children nine and ten years old. The twelve families are part of a larger study of eighty-eight children from the middle-class, working-class, and poor. (15) Along with research assistants, “ I carried out interviews first with the mothers and then with many of the fathers of these children. To better understand the expectations that

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