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education

the transmission of society's norms, values, and knowledge base by means of direct instruction

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formal education

Education that occurs within academic institutions such as schools

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Mass education

the extension of formal schooling to wide segments of the population

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literacy

the ability to read and write at a basic level

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Public education

a universal education system provided by the government and funded by tax revenues rather than student fees

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credential society

a society in which access to desirable work and social status depends on the possession of a certificate or diploma certifying the completion of formal education

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School segregation

the education of radical minorities in schools that are geographically, economically, and or socially separate from those attended by whites

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De Facto segregation

School segregation based on residential patterns of student choice, which persists even though legal segregation is now outlawed in the united states

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!word poverty

lower level of literacy

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!local property tax

how schools are funded