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James S. Coleman

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The results indicate that heterogeneity of race and heterogeneity of family educational background c ...

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For to change the norms, the very foci of attention, of a cultural system is a difficult task - far ...

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Schools are successful only insofar as they reduce the dependence of a child's opportunities upon hi ...

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If we refuse to accept as inevitable the irresponsibility and educational unconcern of the adolescen ...

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Cultural dominance of middle-class norms prevail in middle-class schools with a teacher teaching tow ...

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Particular individuals who might never consider dropping out if they were in a different high school ...

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Grades are almost completely relative, in effect ranking students relative to others in their class. ...

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A child's learning is a function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the tea ...

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The higher the social class of other students the higher any given student's achievement.

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The educational resources provided by a child's fellow students are more important for his achieveme ...

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There are many examples in high schools which show something about the effects such competition migh ...

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Children from a given family background, when put in schools of different social compositions, will ...

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The present structure of rewards in high schools produces a response on the part of an adolescent so ...

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As an example, one of the schools I have been studying is too small to compete effectively in most s ...

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In every school, more boys wanted to be remembered as a star athlete than as a brilliant student.

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