Based on the assigned reading, answer all the following questions in your own words. Please make sure you write in complete sentences, and your answers are written clearly enough to be understood. If you do not understand one of the concepts, discuss what is unclear to you. All of your answers, together, must make up 150 words or more for you to earn credit.
1. Define education as a social institution
2. Discuss the history of compulsory education in America
3. Discuss the major theories of education discussed in your text.
4. Summarize social class, gender, racial and ethnic differences in educational attainment