What Education Inequality Means for Children

  • Nichole Torpey-Saboe


Education inequality is important not only due to its impact on the future of a country, but also due to its immediate impacts on the lives of children. This chapter first reviews the literature from the multi-disciplinary field of childhood studies on how children experience education inequality and what impact this has on their social and emotional well-being. Next, the author uses data from a wide variety of sources to explore how children experience inequality in access to education and the disparities in the quality of schooling.


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  • Nichole Torpey-Saboe
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  1. 1.Colorado Department of Higher EducationDenverUSA

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