Asses the claim that "ethnic differences in educational achievement are primarily the result of school factors"

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Asses the claim that "ethnic differences in educational achievement are
primarily the result of school factors" (20 marks)
Most studies found that overall ethnic minorities tend to do less well than other members of the
population when it comes to educational achievement. The government sponsored "Swann report"
found that "Asians"…

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schooling varied and this was influenced by their ethnic group". This could eventually lead to the
formation of anti-school sub cultures. These are pupils who have rejected some or all of the values
and rules set down in the school ethos. Peter Woods identified 8 different groups ranging from
Ingratiation…

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Bernstein found that White middle class children had the ability to switch between the two codes
whereas children from ethnic minorities were limited to using the restricted code. This means they
are severely disadvantaged in education where the language is all formal.

In conclusion, it is probable that a number…

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