Children, Schools, and Inequality

Children, Schools, and Inequality

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Researchers trying to explain the alarmingly high drop-out rate among U.S. adolescents finally have begun to see that students' failure to complete high school often can be traced to negative school experiences as far back as the first grade. This book shows how social structures determine inequalities in education, and that greater equality of school experiences can have long-lasting benefits. .Table California Achievement Test, Form C, Reading Comprehension Subtest, Standardization Sample and BSS Sample: ... *Test-retest reliability coefficient for CAT Form C, BSS sample, is calculated each year from the fall and spring administrations of the test. ... 68.4 .93 482 73.9 566 Year 6: Fall 498 68.5 . 91 0.84 481 66.6 492 0.83 Spring 514 73.1 .92 504 73.4 496 Year 7: Fall S21 71.2 .91 0.83anbsp;...

Title:Children, Schools, and Inequality
Author:Doris R. Entwisle, Linda Steffel Olson
Publisher: - 1997


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