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Top Student, Top School?

How Social Class Shapes Where Valedictorians Go to College

Top Student, Top School?( )
Author: Radford, Alexandria Walton
ISBN:978-0-226-04100-1
Publication Date:Apr 2013
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $67.99
Book Description:

Most of us think that valedictorians can write their own ticket. By reaching the top of their class they have proven their merit, so their next logical step should be to attend the nation's very best universities. Yet in Top Student, Top School?, Alexandria Walton Radford, of American Institutes for Research, reveals that many valedictorians do not enroll in prestigious institutions. Employing an original five-state study that surveyed nine hundred public high school...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Study Aids / College Guides
Education / Philosophy, Theory & Social Aspects
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15 x 22.5 x 1.639 cm
Book Weight:0.398 Kilograms



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