Is Culture the Key to College Success?
December 26, 2012 7:43 AM Subscribe
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Education is becoming less and less of an equalizer, as it has gradually fortified class barriers. The NYTimes investigation
uncovered that culture has increasingly become the best indicator of upward mobility
Likewise, lower-income students may find it difficult to remove themselves from the culture and mentality of poverty, cut off dysfunctional relationships, or stop contributing economically to the households they leave behind. In contrast, culture has led to the success of many Asian-American students.