Sunday, October 11, 2009

Probing the black-white achievement gap.

After all, the notion that any shards of socially unpleasant experience unquestionably hold down black students' GPAs is an infantilization - given that we assume that Asian students experience unpleasant experierences (and amply attest to such) and yet it does not impact their campus performance. Why are black students supposedly less resilient than Korean ones? And where is the benefit to society in pretending that they aren't?

More here.

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