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The School Context

  • Murad Jurdak
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This chapter focuses on identifying and analyzing the factors in the school context that may generate inequities in mathematics education.The chapter is organized as follows. First, it describes the activity system associated with mathematics education at this level and identifies the factors (nodes of the activity system) and their attributes, that may contribute to inequities in mathematics education at the school level. Second, it reviews and synthesizes the equity-related mathematics education research from journals, conference proceedings, and books, in an attempt to draw a profile of the research findings regarding the inequities that result from the interactions of the attributes of the activity system factors.

Keywords

Mathematics Education Mathematics Classroom School Context Mathematics Achievement School Policy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EducationAmerican University of Beirut (AUB)BeirutLebanon

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