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Ethnic Group

A subgroup of the population distinguished by having a common heritage (language, customs, history, etc.)

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Language minority

An individual whose native language is not English and who may have limited proficiency in the English language

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Mass Media

Television, popular music, movie, music video,radio, newspaper, and magazine industries.

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National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

A series of tests mandated by Congress and administered nationally in reading, mathematics, and science.

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Social Class

A social stratum in which the members share similar characteristics, such as income, occupation, status, and education.

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Social Mobility

The movement upward or downward among social classes.

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Socialization

The process by which persons are conditioned to the customs or patterns of a particular culture.

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Society

A group of persons who share a common culture, government, institutions, land, or set of social relationships.

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Socioeconomic status

The social and economic standing of an individual or group.

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Bilingual education

Instruction to non-English-speaking students in their native language while teaching them English.

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Cognitive Styles

The alternative processes by which learners acquire knowledge.

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Compensatory education

Special educational programs designed to overcome the educational deficiencies associated with the socioeconomic, cultural, or minority group disadvantages of youth.

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Culturally relevant teaching

Instruction that seeks to integrate the cultural context of the learner in shaping an effective learning environment and strategies.

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Culture

The behavioral patterns, ideas, values religions, and moral beliefs, customs, laws, language, institutions, art and all other material things and artifacts characteristic of a given people at a given time.

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Enculturation

The process of learning about one's culture.

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English as a Second Language

A form of bilingual education in which standard English is taught to students with limited proficiency in English

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Gender equity

In education, this term refers to the concepts of equal treatment and equal opportunity for all students, regardless of their gender.

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Inclusion

Serving students with a variety of abilities and disabilities in the regular classroom with appropriate support services.

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Individualized education program (IEP)

A program designed by a team of educators, parents, and at times the student to meet the unique needs of the child for whom it is developed.

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Least Restrictive environment (LRE)

The educational setting that enables children with disabilities to have an educational experience most like that of children without disabilities.

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Multicultural education

An educational strategy that provides for students whose cultural and linguistic backgrounds may prevent them from succeeding in the traditional school setting, which historically reflects the dominant Anglo-Saxon culture.

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At-Risk

A term used to describe students who are achieving below grade-level expectations or are likely to experience educational problems in the future, as well as students who are likely to experience physical and mental health problems

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Bullying

A form of aggressive antisocial behavior that involves one or more individuals who repeatedly and intentionally harass another individual verbally, physically, socially, and/or psychologically over a period of time.

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Drop-Out

A pupil who leaves school for any reason except death, before graduation or completion of a program of studies and without transferring to another school or institution

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Resiliency

Having developed the necessary coping mechanisms despite overwhelming hardships and obstacles