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On January 20, 2010, in Biracial, by Honeysmoke

A growing number of students in California are declining to check a racial box on official forms and tests. Enjoy.

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  • Good! I am still ticked off that we couldn’t get our marriage license without answering the race question. None of the government’s business and irrelevant.

    How racist is this statement?

    Doug Craig, who’s been principal at Laguna Creek for 10 years, appreciates the students’ desire to be judged on their merits, not their race.

    “I’d love to look at individual kids and leave it at that, but we wouldn’t even know there was an achievement gap if we didn’t measure our kids,” he said. “There must be a systemic reason and we need to figure out what causes it and how to fix it.”

  • Cool.