Latent Functions of Education
Custody of the young
Keeps unemployment down
Provides low wage, temporary workers
Networking, Credentialing, Finding a Spouse
U.S. Schools Reproduce Inequality
The hidden curriculum
Class and race influence quality of education received
Class and race influence tracking
What Education Does
Teaches what it means to be an American
Shows where individuals fit in
Education is a self-fulfilling prophecy
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