"A child's learning is the function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher." James Coleman, 1972

. . .a pupil attitude factor, which appears to have a stronger relationship to achievement than do all the “school” factors together, is the extent to which an individual feels that he has some control over his own destiny. James Coleman, 1966

Monday, February 11, 2013

What Diversity and Greatness Look Like: A Year at Mission Hill School

James Coleman told us almost fifty years ago about the importance of social capital.  Here's what he was talking about:

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