Example Of Socioeconomic Status

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So·ci·o·ec·o·nom·ic sta·tus:
“is an economic and sociological combined total measure of a person 's work experience and of an individual 's or family 's economic and social position in relation to others, based on income, education, and occupation.”

Socioeconomic status, or also known as socioeconomic class, is explored in Unit 3 of [Re]Writing Communities and Identities. It is explained that these categories of income and community reputation can have a variety of ranges. From upper class, commonly referred to as the top 1%, to the working, or lower, class. Even between these two polars are classifications such as satisfied middle class, anxious middle class, and struggling middle class. From the moment we are born, we are prepared for
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One second grade classroom even had a scale model of a human digestive system, with detachable, colored pieces, and everything. These second graders were learning what I was beginning to go over in seventh grade. I do not want to say I felt inadequate with my public school after this sight, but at the moment I sure felt like it. It doesn’t have to mean my schooling was worse than those little kids, it just meant they had more freedom in their private school. With private schools being privately funded, with such a high tuition, one would think this means they have better teachers and administration. GreatSchools Staff said this is not always the case. Not all private schools hire teachers that are up to date on their certifications for the state. With other state guidelines that do not need to be followed, like no state certification, the teacher can teach whatever the students want to learn, hence the digestive tract …show more content…
She told me HBHA had a good sense of family in their halls, and in their community. As my mom said this, I thought of Garland’s findings in her section “The Information Divide”. Garland talks about how the poorer families feel they do not have a go-to circle to ask questions, they don’t have the social networks. When the wealthier families bring their kids to the Kid Clubs, the SAT tutoring, and the camps, they are not only expanding their children’s horizons. The parents taking their children to these activities have a routine, a routine that brings them to the same people every week; the mothers waiting outside dance class, the parents at the parks striking up conversation, the fathers sitting in PTA. With more money to do more, these wealthier parents are learning child rearing tips from other parents. I mentioned this point to my mother and asked if going to all these classes can produce a smarter child. She immediately answered that these classes are inferior to positive parenting. This made me wonder if these classes are only beneficial if they have the positive parenting behind

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