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Whither opportunity? : rising inequality, schools, and children's life chances

Whither Opportunity

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Russell Sage Foundation; Spencer Foundation, New York; Chicago, p.551 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb LC4091 .W495 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9391433

Keywords:

Children with social disabilities--Education--United States, Poor children--Education--United States

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

"In Whither Opportunity? a distinguished team of economists, sociologists, and experts in social and education policy examines the corrosive effects of unequal family resources, disadvantaged neighborhoods, insecure labor markets, and worsening school conditions on K-12 education." Includes a chapter by Sean Reardon "The Widening Academic Achievement Gap between the Rich and the Poor: New Evidence and Possible Explanations." See more at the CEPA website.