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'The present structure of rewards in high schools produces a response on the part of an adolescent social system which effectively impedes the process of education.'


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'A child's learning is a function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher.'


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'As an example, one of the schools I have been studying is too small to compete effectively in most sports, but participates with vigor each year in the state music contests.'


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'A child's learning is a function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher.'


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'Cultural dominance of middle-class norms prevail in middle-class schools with a teacher teaching toward those standards and with students striving to maintain those standards.'

 

 

 

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