Tag Archives: Admitted But Left Out

Another Article ‘Bout Us!

They come as no surprise, and they arrive often. The stories about us, the numerical minority attending our independent schools. When they arrive on the screen like with Prep School Negro & American Promise, or in the New York Times with Admitted, but Left Out, some of us, as one elite boarding school administrator admitted, read or […]

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Guest Blog – Head of School, Steve Nelson – Ask, Then Listen

        One of life’s unheeded principles: If you want to know how people feel, ask them. Then listen. Since the recent article in the New York Times about the experience of students of color in independent schools, a flurry of commentary ensued, including on the RIISE blog. Many, perhaps most, of the […]

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Guest Blog Alexa Jordan ’13 RCS Admitted Rebuttal

  I don’t think that ‘Admitted, but Left Out’ painted a well rounded picture of minority students’ experiences in private schools. The article didn’t spotlight any students of color who feel secure socially, or who are trying to bridge the gap between students of different ethnicities. Despite this fact, I definitely agreed with many of […]

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