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Inequality and School ResourcesWhat It Will Take to Close the Opportunity Gap

Linda Darling-Hammond

in Closing the Opportunity Gap: What America Must Do to Give Every Child an Even Chance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982981
eISBN:
9780199346219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982981.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Linda Darling-Hammondexplains how basic resource inequities pervade the current system and describes how a better distribution of resources can yield more equitable educational outcomes. She ... More


The Challenges of Measuring School Quality: Implications for Educational Equity

Helen Ladd and Susanna Loeb

in Education, Justice, and Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226012629
eISBN:
9780226012933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012933.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter examines the complex challenges of identifying and measuring what a quality education might be. It considers three proxies for quality education—school resources, internal processes and ... More


Urban Decline

Kathryn M. Neckerman

in Schools Betrayed: Roots of Failure in Inner-City Education

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226569604
eISBN:
9780226569628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226569628.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter considers the simplest explanation for the troubles of inner-city schooling: less money and more needy students. Based on well-known economic and demographic changes during the period ... More


Effective School Crime Prevention

Aaron Kupchik

in The Real School Safety Problem: The Long-Term Consequences of Harsh School Punishment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284197
eISBN:
9780520959842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284197.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter summarizes the existing evidence on the subject of school safety practices. It argues that students need firm and clearly communicated rules, but that schools across the U.S. have gone ... More


The Real School Safety Problem: The Long-Term Consequences of Harsh School Punishment

Aaron Kupchik

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284197
eISBN:
9780520959842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284197.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Since the 1990s, K-12 schools across the U.S. have changed in important ways in an effort to maintain safe schools. They have added police officers, surveillance cameras, zero tolerance policies, and ... More


Legal Socialization in the School

Tom R. Tyler and Rick Trinkner

in Why Children Follow Rules: Legal Socialization and the Development of Legitimacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190644147
eISBN:
9780190644178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190644147.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Social Psychology and Interaction

Chapter 8 focuses on schools. Traditionally schools sought to socialize children into the values they would need to have to be future citizens. More recently schools have been seen as institutions ... More


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