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If we refuse to accept as inevitable the irresponsibility and educational unconcern of the adolescent culture, then this poses a serious challenge. James S. Coleman#Accept 69
James S. Coleman#Accept 69
Particular individuals who might never consider dropping out if they were in a different high school might decide to drop out if they attended a school where many boys and girls did so. James S. Coleman#Attended 68
James S. Coleman#Attended 68
Children from a given family background, when put in schools of different social compositions, will achieve at quite different levels. James S. Coleman#Achieve 62
James S. Coleman#Achieve 62
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. James S. Coleman#Adolescent 58
James S. Coleman#Adolescent 58
In every school, more boys wanted to be remembered as a star athlete than as a brilliant student. James S. Coleman#Athlete 52
James S. Coleman#Athlete 52
The results indicate that heterogeneity of race and heterogeneity of family educational background can increase the achievement of children from weak educational backgrounds with no adverse effect on children from strong educational backgrounds. James S. Coleman#Achievement 49
James S. Coleman#Achievement 49
There are many examples in high schools which show something about the effects such competition might have. James S. Coleman#Competition 49
James S. Coleman#Competition 49
Grades are almost completely relative, in effect ranking students relative to others in their class. Thus extra achievement by one student not only raises his position, but in effect lowers the position of others. James S. Coleman#Achievement 38
James S. Coleman#Achievement 38
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. James S. Coleman#Sports 26
James S. Coleman#Sports 26
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. James S. Coleman#Cultural 16
James S. Coleman#Cultural 16
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