I need help with these questions: (word count is 400 minimum)
1. How is the educational system linked to wealth inequality?
2. Think about how the pandemic and distance education in particular are affecting our current educational system. Think about how this may deepen the inequality present in this country. What barriers are some students facing? How is inequality playing out in distance education? Who is being left behind? What might be some of the long term consequences of this?
3. What are some of the barriers that you have encountered or experienced through your educational journey?
4. What are your thoughts and opinions on the film Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal? What advantages and opportunities do the children of these wealthy families receive that others do not? How might these advantages impact their life chances? What role does status/prestige play in wealth inequality? Were the punishments justified? Why or why not?