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Charter school

experimental school that is developed and managed by individuals, groups of parents, or educational management organizations.

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Correspondence principle

tendency of schools to promote the values expected of individuals in each social class and perpetuate social class divisions from one generation to the next.

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Credentialism

An increase in the lowest level of education needed to enter a field.

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Education

formal process of learning in which some people consciously teach while others adopt the social role of learner.

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Hidden curriculum

standards of behavior that are deemed proper by society and are taught subtly in schools.

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Teacher-expectancy effect

impact that a teacher's expectations about a student's performance may have on the student's actual achievements.

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Tracking

The practice of placing students in specific curriculum groups on the basis of their test scores and other criteria.