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Keeping track: How schools structure inequality

Keeping track: How schools structure inequality,J. Oakes

Keeping track: How schools structure inequality   (Citations: 869)
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    • ...Because of the pervasive influence of parents and home factors, there are substantial differences in initial reading readiness and skills among children when they reach formal schooling, and many of these differences persist throughout school and beyond (Oakes, 1985, 1990; Parsons, Adler, & Kaczala, 1982)...

    Willie Pearson Jret al. Pathways to an Engineering Career

    • ...Miller and Pearson, examine the magnitude of this disadvantage in a subsequent analysis included in this issue, but it is necessary to note that the lengthening of formal training works against the encouragement of diversity in the STEMM professions (Heppner & Scott, 2004; Oakes, 1985, 1990; Whiston & Keller, 2004)...

    Jon D. Milleret al. The Composition of the STEMM Workforce: Rationale for Differentiating ...

    • ...Building on the work of Pascarella, Kuh, and others (Glasser, Larson, & Borgen, 2004; Horn, Cataldi, & Sikora, 2005; Ishitani, 2006; Lippman et al, 2008; McSwain & Davis, 2007; Nevill & Chen, 2007; Oakes, 1985, 1990; Orland, 1990; Pascarella, Pierson, Wolniak, & Terenzini, 2004; Pike & Kuh, 2005; Rowan-Kenyon, 2007; Spitzer, 2000), this analysis utilizes data from the LSAY to examine (a) the factors that account for the initial decision to seek a baccalaureate in a STEMM field and (b) the factors that predict employment as a STEMM professional 20 years after high school (see Miller & Kimmel, 2012/this issue, for a description of the LSAY sample and structure)...

    Jon D. Milleret al. Pathways to STEMM Professions for Students From Noncollege Homes

    • ...These inequitable outcomes are evidenced in achievement gaps in standardized test scores (Farkas, 2004; Ladson-Billings, 2006), the overrepresentation of students of color in special education (Blanchett, 2009; Waitoller, Artiles, & Cheney, 2010), their underrepresentation in advanced courses and tracks (Ford & Grantham, 2003; Oakes, 200; Planty et al,, 20095), and their lower enrollment rates in college and professional programs (Bowen, Chingos, & McPherson, 2009; Kao & Thompson, 2003)...

    Michelle L. Bryanet al. Exploring the Impact of Race Talk in the Education Classroom: Doctoral...

    • ...Numerous social processes have been documented as contributing to current differences in student achievement based on race/ethnicity (eg, Ladson-Billings, 2006), including a history of educational inequities in the USA (eg, Anderson, 1989; MacDonald, 2004; Tyack, 2004), continued segregation of schools (eg, Frankenberg, Lee, & Orfield, 2003; Kozol, 2005), tracking and ability grouping of students (eg, Oakes, 2005; Skiba et al, 2008), as well as the impact of social policy and economic conditions on different race/ethnicities (eg, Wilson, 1997)...

    Raquel L. Gonzálezet al. Engaging with parents: the relationship between school engagement effo...

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