[FoRK] Competitive disadvantage

Gregory Alan Bolcer greg at bolcer.org
Tue Apr 19 08:05:46 PDT 2011


Some things never change(tm)[1]

[1] http://www.xent.com/FoRK-archive/feb98/0175.html

On 4/19/2011 7:59 AM, HK Pang wrote:
> our public school would bus kids from other towns to meet the
> diversity requirement.
>
> we have 5% chinese chinese, 5% chinese american, 5% korean, 5% indian,
> 5% other asian, 10% russian,  5% hispanics, 5% brazilians, 10%
> europeans, 15% real jewish american, 5% other jewish,  2% nigerians,
> 3% african americans, 20% white american.
>
> our town is 75% white, but I think 30-50% attend non-public schools,
> that's why the representation in public school is lower.
>
>> Our elementary school makes a huge deal out of and is very proud of their
>> diversity - they are _only_ 90% Asian. 9% white, 1% mixed white-asian. Not
>> even kidding. The district has an all-Chinese and an all-Indian school, so I
>> guess that is relatively diverse.
>>
>> There was more diversity back in the mid-west.
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