Social Class Links 10/22/2011

  • As everyone mom I know is struggling to get their kids off to mediocre day care so that they can start their 10 hour work day, moms in New York don their furs and designer shoes for school drop-off and then coffee.

    “The author Jill Kargman’s daughter Sadie, whom her mother described as “a hawk with all things fashion-y,” once observed post-pickup at her Upper East Side school, “Mommy, you’re the only one without red bottoms on your shoes.” ”

    All the school reform on the planet will not close the deep economic gaps between these children.

    tags: social class

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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