Equality of educational opportunity and knowledgeable human capital
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Equality of educational opportunity and knowledgeable human capital from the Cold War and Sputnik to the global economy and No Child Left Behind by Erwin V. Johanningmeier

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Published by Information Age Publishing in Charlotte, N.C .
Written in English


  • Educational equalization -- United States,
  • Education -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Human capital -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-162) and index.

StatementErwin V. Johanningmeier.
LC ClassificationsLC213.2 .J6 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 175 p. ;
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24043753M
ISBN 101607522314, 1607522322
ISBN 109781607522317, 9781607522324
LC Control Number2009028861

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Public education and the production of knowledgeable human capital --The affluent society, the Cold War, and the global economy --Postwar expansion of public education and postwar education critics --Equality of educational opportunity: the ideal and the reality --Education for the nation's defense --Equality of educational opportunity: the. Preface. Introduction: Public Education and the National Agenda. 1. Public Education and the Production of Knowledgeable Human Capital. 2. The Affluent Society, the Cold War, and the Global Economy. 3. Postwar Expansion of Public Education and Postwar Education Critics. 4. Equality of Educational Opportunity: The Ideal and the Reality. 5.   For others it is that each child receives the same educational resources. Further interpretations abound. This fact presents a problem: when politicians or academics claim they are in favour of equality of opportunity in education, it is unclear what they mean and debate is hindered by mutual misunderstanding.   EQUALITY OF EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY. James S. Coleman. Equity & Excellence in Education. Volume 6, - Issue 5. Published online: 9 Jul book review. Making Education Equal for All Children: Achieving Educational Equality: Assuring All Students an Equal Opportunity in School by Herbert Grossman. Springfield, Ill.: Charles Thomas.

Equality, Generally, an ideal of uniformity in treatment or status by those in a position to affect ledgment of the right to equality often must be coerced from the advantaged by the disadvantaged. Equality of opportunity was the founding creed of U.S. society, but equality among all peoples and between the sexes has proved easier to legislate than to achieve in practice. Education: Equality as told by Plato Book V of the Republic discusses Women’s equality in regard to military capability – however, the book mentions a key point about how women are treated in today’s society and cultures. Plato writes about a dialogue between Socrates and Glaucon, who is known as Plato’s older brother. The opportunity to learn (OTL) concept originated in the early sixties with the work of John B. Carroll (Carroll, , ). Although many ideas and arguments centering on educational opportunity had underpinned educational research prior to this time, it was Carroll’s work that gave OTL a specific theoretical meaning. This chapter discusses recent empirical work in the sociology of education which emerged from a widespread concern about equality of educational opportunity. Four bodies of empirical work can be linked to this concern: status attainment studies, school effects studies, research on the organization of schools and instruction, and research on school and classroom processes. The chapter discusses.

Educational equity is the study and achievement of fairness, justice, and impartiality (equality) in education. The term equity means accommodating and meeting the specific needs of specific individuals. This means ensuring that everyone’s learning needs are met. Erwin V Johanningmeier: Equality of Educational Opportunity and Knowledgeable Human Capital This work explores how the generally accepted definition or measure of equality of educational opportunity at the beginning of the twentyfirst century differs from what it was in the immediate . Tunis – The close relationship between human capital [1] and economic growth is undeniable. Human capital is affected directly and indirectly by education which plays an important role in both. The Equality Act prohibits all employers, service providers and providers of education, from discriminating against, harassing or victimising individuals with protected characteristics.. Unlawful discrimination would be things like: refusing to admit a child to as school as a pupil because of their race ; discouraging a female student from undertaking a course in Engineering.