America’s suburbs came into being as a way to keep white school kids at the top. But what’s happening with Asian-Americans in upscale places like the sample “Woodcrest” High School? Asian American kids are catapulting to the top. Should teachers assign less homework because white kids keep busy in extracurricular? Today’s guest Sociology Professor Natasha Warikoo puts this in focus in her new book, Race at the Top; Asian Americans and Whites in Pursuit of the American Dream in Suburban Schools.

 

 

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