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Old 05-21-2019, 10:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Baby Beluga View Post
I think there is a notion that poor/low income families are unintelligent and therefore classes are mandatory for them. However those who are seen as middle to upper income are thought of as being more intelligent and therefore the classes are not even offered unless the parent seeks them out themselves. IMO, it's ridiculous.
Head Start is a perfect example of this concept.

When I was employed with Head Start, I was straight up told "Treat all families as if they have only an 8th grade education"

It was condescending and so unfair but it was the general attitude of all HS staff.
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