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Huang 24 The solution that Huang suggests involves the participation of the schools, teachers, and the students. It is up to the student himself or herself to decide if they want to put the time and effort to achieve a good education.

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If so, what can they do? I just wanna be average. Even though the educational quality of the first quartile is not as high of quality as the fourth that does not mean the students of the first should put less effort into their studies.

anyon jean 1980 social class and the hidden curriculum of work journal of education 162 1 ): 67 92

I am just pointing out that education is a contributing fact to the widening income gap. The children at this school are encouraged to think things out logically and to ask questions on the subjects they are learning.

The achievement gap between children from high- and low-income families is roughly 30 to 40 percent larger among children born in than among those born twenty-five years earlier qtd in Huang 3. New York: Henry Holt.

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Learning time and persistence are not likely to help low-SES students overcome the SES constraint to catch up to their high-SES peers unless schools intentionally 1 increase learning time for low- SES students by providing them extra classes, and 2 encourage these students to establish more positive perceptions of their persistence. However, I would like to be clear that I am not saying that I believe even one is entitled to succeed, and obtain a high-income lifestyle. If not, why not? But it also reminds me of my own personal debt as a teacher and as a critical scholar to Jean. Students role in it plays a part, along with other outside factors other than the schools, the student's willingness and persistence to learn is perhaps the key to overcoming the achievement gap. However, the question raised in the title still has resonance today. As you'll read below there have been studies conducted proving this theory. Huang 3 Huang is not implying that the social factor does not still play an important role in the achievement gap, but is indicating rather than focusing, on just the schools and teachers attitudes towards the students, as Anyon did. Waldron Travis. In addition, S. Huang is implying that parental, and other environmental factors could close the SES-based achievement gap.
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