In this article, the author argues that a number of changes are necessary if equality of educational opportunity is to be achieved: the allocation of unequal amounts of resources for educating Negro as compared to white children and poor as compared to rich children, the rejection of the notion that the educational system alone can and should bear the responsibility for achieving equal opportunity, and a major redistribution of political power within our society.
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Towards Equality of Educational Opportunity?
Harvard Educational Review (1968) 38 (1): 89–99.
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Samuel Bowles; Towards Equality of Educational Opportunity?. Harvard Educational Review 1 April 1968; 38 (1): 89–99. doi: https://doi.org/10.17763/haer.38.1.u442525u01720808
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