TITLE

The Class of 9/10

AUTHOR(S)
Baskin, Kara
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;6/20/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 23, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers the author's thoughts on the suburban upper middle class town of Acton, Massachusetts. Socioeconomic factors contributing to students' success at Acton-Boxborough Regional High School, where the author gave a commencement speech; Idea that the class of 2005 are apathetic concerning the war on terrorism; View that the exceptional students will never be on the front lines of war and their lives will not be affected by it.
ACCESSION #
17327839

 

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