This week in our course, we will be talking about how socio-economic status impacts the education one receives. Please explore our class Prezi here.

Documentary clips from: Nursery University, Race to NowhereThe Lottery, and Born Rich

Readings from Textbook:

Reading 30: Why Middle Class Mothers and Fathers Are Going Broke, 401-420

Here are two videos of Elizabeth Warren discussing middle-class families and education, the author of the chapter:




On Thursday we may also discuss the topic of student loans:


Related readings on the NY Times

7 of 8 Ivy League Schools Report Lower Acceptance Rates

Chicago Says It Will Close 54 Public Schools 

One Percent Education

Debating Legacy Admissions at Yale, and Elsewhere

Affirmative Action for the Rich

Better Schools Failing to Lure Poor Talent

Show Them the Money

Education Gap Grows Between Rich and Poor, Studies Say