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Publication Date: 1977
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Independent School Attendance and Social Class Status
Mooers, Jack D.
Educational Studies, 8, 3, 253-8, F 77
Literature on independent schools in Great Britain and the United States describe four major functions of the independent school: (1) providing an academic education with higher standards; (2) providing more desirable peer group associations, (3) providing status validation, and (4) enhancing opportunity for pursuing higher education. For journal availability, see SO 505 918. (Author)
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England); United States