Posted 4 months ago on Oct. 4, 2017, 8:14 a.m. EST by agkaiser
from Fredericksburg, TX
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Opportunity in capitalist America is why we fools don't break out the torches and pitchforks to take down the masters.
"... One of the major reasons affluent parents send their children to private primary and secondary schools is to increase their odds of getting into elite colleges. 1 In New York City, the competition is insane, with parents putting their kids in pre-kindergarten programs to increase their odds of getting into kindergartens that will pretty much assure them a slot in a top private school.
"As if all of the extra-special education (the opportunity to get foreign language training early, as well as a raft of advanced classes) weren’t enough, students at prep schools have another advantage: grade inflation. As this article from The Hechinger Report describes, average GPAs at private high schools have increased even as SATs have declined..."