College students discuss the question Is High School as Bad as All That? in the Washington Post. Most say their high schools focused attention on college-bound students, but ignored everyone else. Two black students complain about low expectations: One says a counselor met with blacks in the top 10 percent of the class and urged them to consider community college; another says her sister is being steered to community college, not a four-year university. Students also complain about boredom. All in all, they’re very articulate.
Looking back on high school
March 8, 2005 by