Posted on 24 January 2013.
Nicholas Kristof, New York Times
Point to a group of toddlers in an upper-middle-class neighborhood in America, and it’s a good bet that they will go to college, buy nice houses and enjoy white-collar careers. Point to a group of toddlers in a low-income neighborhood, and — especially if they’re boys — they’re much more likely to end up dropping out of school, struggling in dead-end jobs and having trouble with the law.Something is profoundly wrong when we can point to 2-year-olds in this country and make a plausible bet about their long-term outcomes — not…
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