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Can prep schools fight the US class war?

Radically rethinking a school's culture involves getting parents and children to alter a deeply ingrained mindset

"I am afraid we are, for a majority of our students, just a very, very expensive finishing school." - John Allman, Trinity's head of school

New York

THIS month, Princeton University Press month published a book called Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence, by a sociologist, Rachel Sherman, who researched the spending habits of 50 well-to-do parents in New York City, and diagnosed a pervasive problem of reticence around...

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