As an English teacher in a multi-racial high school I can tell you that anyone of any race who does not speak standard English is at an academic disadvantage in any school where English is the official language. There are plenty of white people who were not raised by people modeling standard English. They usually have to overcome what they’ve grown up hearing to be successful academically.

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Christian, bereaved adoptive mom, blogger, amateur nature photographer, voracious reader. Married 54 years. Central Coast of California.

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