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Page 83 - But Knowledge to their eyes her ample page, Rich with the spoils of time, did ne'er unroll ; Chill Penury repressed their noble rage And froze the genial current of the soul.
Page 43 - The lower classes not uncommonly teach their children and adolescents to strike out with fist or knife and to be certain to hit first.^ Both girls and boys at adolescence may curse their father to his face or even attack him with fists, sticks, or axes in freefor-all family encounters. Husbands and wives sometimes stage pitched battles in the home; wives have their husbands arrested; and husbands...
Page 45 - Improvement is sought, not in the opportunity to escape from one's class, or to make a career, but in the general and controlled advance of all. The human fund is regarded as in all respects common, and freedom of access to it as a right constituted by one's humanity; yet such access, in whatever kind, is common or it is nothing. Not the individual, but the whole society, will move.
Page 213 - Social Forces Influencing American Education, Sixtieth Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, Part 2, ed.
Page 213 - ... both contrasting functions of education in mind — the perpetuating and the change-promoting functions. In America, the middle class is largely responsible for new ideas and change in education. The lower class resists change most strongly, and the upper class is selective in its reaction to change. The social structure of the United States is changing in the direction of increasing the proportion of middle-class people and decreasing the proportions in the lowest reaches of the social scale....
Page 21 - At age 10, Negro children of the lowest economic group are about a year behind the white lowest economic group in reading, and 5 points lower in IQ. Both groups have improved markedly in the last generation. The average IQ score of white children of unskilled and semiskilled parents in Chicago is 102.3, that is, actually above the national average for all children.11 The average IQ score...
Page 1 - If you have a genuine interest in the culture and educational system of another country, if you have the ability and desire to interpret American education and life abroad, and, above all, if you are adaptable and willing to adjust to an environment different from the one to which you are accustomed, you may be interested in teaching abroad under one of the several programs now in effect.
Page 94 - That's for eggheads," Billy Brenner, 16, tells me when I offer him a ticket. "It's too far, anyhow. You come home too late." Yet two nights a week, religiously, instead of sitting down with his homework, he marches to the bowling alley where, until midnight, he enjoys a few short beers and the thrill of crashing a 16-pound bowling ball against the varnished pins. Small wonder, then, that when we talk to them of Silas Marner they hear us not. Their ears are tuned to the change-of-period bell. We may...
Page 62 - This research was based on a developmental design with the hypotheses and methods subject to modification during the course of a continuing study. The subjects were in 1952 a representative group of 338 kindergarten children. At regular intervals over a period of 11 years, comparable samples of their language were collected.