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Quiz 11 :

Social Class, Race, and School Achievement

Quiz 11 :

Social Class, Race, and School Achievement

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After examining academic achievement by ethnic groups, which of the following conclusions can one draw?
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B

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Which statement accurately describes trends in the African American community?
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C

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Technical workers, technicians, and sales personnel would probably be in the
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B

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Increasing polarization of the African American population is especially evident in
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Concentrated poverty schools are located in
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Generally speaking, the effect of class on student achievement tends to
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The high-school dropout rates, high-school completion rates, and college enrollment for African American and Latino students have been a cause of alarm for many educators.Discuss these rates, and suggest what schools could do to minimize problems in these areas.
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___________ helps explain why some students with low socioeconomic status refuse to conform to school expectations or to comply with their teacher's demands.
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What of the following statements is most likely to be true of Bobby, a kindergarten student, whose father has been gone since he was a baby and whose mother is poor and undereducated?
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In terms of school achievement, working-class students as a group tend to ___________middle-class students.
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Research indicates that the achievement of rural students is hampered by
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Horace Mann's work established that __________________.
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The students most likely to attend college are those with
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Socioeconomic status is used primarily to classify people by their
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In terms of the socioeconomic levels children will achieve as adults, children raised in poverty tend to ______________________.
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Describe five of the twelve classroom obstacles that working-class students face as discussed in Chapter 11.
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The variables used to identify social class include
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Latino and African American students
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People who have common ancestry and generally are similar in language, religion, and other cultural patterns belong to the same
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People who have common ancestry and physical characteristics are members of the same
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