education policies , sociology homework help

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1-Describe how education policies of the twentieth century attempted to force ethnic groups to assimilate into Anglo-American culture or to systematically exclude them from white society through segregation.

2-Explain why the racial education gap—separating whites and Asians, on the one hand, and African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans, on the other—has shrunk in recent years at the secondary level but has increased at the postsecondary level.

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Education Policies
The American Society comprises of diverse ethnic groups ranging from the whites,
African Americans, Asians, Hispanics and Native Americans. The nonnative’s in America over
an extended period have been faced with a challenge of maintaining their cultural identities due
to various institutional policies that don't provide a conducive environment for practicing one's
culture. This paper aims to describe how the education policies have caused assimilation of
ethnic groups to Anglo-American culture. It further explains the causes of disparities in racial
education gap both in the secondary level and at the postsecondary level.
How Education Policies Caused Assimilation of Ethnic Groups to Anglo-American Culture
Assimilation refers to the process by which persons of diverse racial and ethnic
backgrounds come together through stable social structures. Over a longer period assimilation in
America has been enhanced through the creation of education policies that aims to bring all the
people from d...

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