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ability academic accounted achievement appear areas attended average background characteristics compared Control counselors courses designated differences effect elementary schools enrollment examined facilities factors faculty fall given grade graduate groups half high school higher highest Indian Indian Americans indicate Item Lakes and Plains less majority Mark mean measure metropolitan Midwest Negro pupils Negro students nonmetropolitan nonwhite North and West North Atlantic Northeast NW(N parents participants percent present principals Private institutions proportion Public institutions Puerto Ricans quarter Question number questionnaire race racial racial composition region relation response Rocky Mountains sample scores secondary schools selected shows student body survey teachers teaching tions track United variables variance variation verbal West South Southwest white pupils
Page 695 - Georgia 12. Hawaii 13. Idaho 14. Illinois 15. Indiana 16. Iowa 17. Kansas 18. Kentucky 19. Louisiana 20. Maine 21. Maryland 22. Massachusetts 23. Michigan 24. Minnesota 25. Mississippi 26. Missouri 27. Montana 28. Nebraska 29. Nevada 30. New Hampshire 31. New Jersey 32. New Mexico 33. New York 34. North Carolina 35. North Dakota 36. Ohio 37. Oklahoma 38.
Page 315 - That schools bring little-^ influence to bear on a child's achievement that is independent of his background and general social context...
Page 20 - What they measure are the skills which are among the most important in our society for getting a good job and moving up to a better one, and for full participation in an increasingly technical world.
Page 39 - Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota...
Page 22 - To put it another way, the achievement of minority pupils depends more on the schools they attend than does the achievement of majority pupils.
Page 633 - Manager— such as sales manager, store manager, office manager, factory supervisor, etc. Proprietor or owner— such as owner of a small business, wholesaler, retailer, contractor, restaurant owner, etc.
Page 21 - Thus, by this measure, the deficiency in achievement is progressively greater for the minority pupils at progressively higher grade levels. For most minority groups, then, and most particularly the Negro, schools provide little opportunity for them to overcome this initial deficiency; in fact they fall farther behind the white majority in the development of several skills which are critical to making a living and participating fully in modern society.