Cultural capital is a resource most often afforded to folks of middle and upper classes….
1. Cultural capital is a resource most often afforded to folks of middle and upper classes. It typically operates as a mechanism that reinforces class-based school inequalities. A researcher suspected that teachers’ ratings of students were impacted by students’ cultural capital. They measured students’ knowledge of culture, extracurriculars, and interaction styles to create a composite measure of their cultural capital with higher scores indicating greater cultural capital. They also measured evaluations from teachers with greater scores indicating more favorable evaluations. Below are the data. Analyze it and answer the following questions (10 points):