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  •  Timely study from John Hopkins reported here (6+ / 0-)

    Is the American Dream Dead?

    Coincidentally in the middle of binge-watching a second round of "The Wire". The study followed 800 of those Baltimore kids since 1982.

    You're born this way

    When Alexander and his team analyzed all the data, they made a bleak discovery. Not only did the poor stay poor, but only 4 percent of urban disadvantaged students graduated a four-year college. The vast majority returned to their poverty-stricken neighborhoods after school.

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    •  To JHU: "Welcome to the party, pal." (1+ / 0-)
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      BornLiberal

      I'm glad they did the study, but heck, this has been going on for decades.

      "Lone catch of the moon, the roots of the sigh of an idea there will be the outcome may be why?"--from a spam diary entitled "The Vast World."

      by bryduck on Wed Jul 23, 2014 at 09:44:21 AM PDT

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