12.3.06

RECONSIDERING SOCIALIZATION. In Racine, school administrators would like to dilute the poverty rate among any school's students.
"Studies have found that the positive benefits of racial integration, in terms of achievement by blacks, came not from black children sitting next to white children, but from poor children being exposed to the culture of a predominantly middle-class school," Richard Kahlenberg, a senior fellow at The Century Foundation and author of "The Remedy: Race, Class, and Affirmative Action," wrote in Principal magazine in May 2000.
Gosh, somebody might recognize that "bourgeois" isn't a dirty word.

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