Children In Ghetto Schools

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In this chapter 9 regarding educational problems of children in ghetto schools, William Lavob elicits that is the responsibility for linguists to change the imaginary point of view of some prominent educational psychologists’ writings (who in Lavob’s words, have little understanding for the nature of language) where they support the hypothesis of genetic inferiority of Negro children in Jensen’s view (1969). The author mentions the research done by Bereiter and Engelman (1966) through some odd interviews to peer groups from south-central Harlem, representing the vernacular culture from lower class (female based), and working class (nuclear family with a father holding a skilled job) families and which are compared with the middle class. They
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