Mom and Dad Are Fighting on fashion and segregated schools.

Weighing the Price of a Whiter School District

Weighing the Price of a Whiter School District

Slate's parenting podcast.
Aug. 10 2017 2:00 PM

Mom and Dad Are Fighting: Teenage Fashion Plate Edition

Slate’s parenting podcast on segregated school districts and encouraging a kid’s sense of style.

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While Gabe is on vacation, Rebecca Lavoie and Carvell Wallace discuss a question about moving to Milwaukee and choosing between a cheaper home and a “better,” aka whiter, school district. Then: how to encourage a kid’s personal style while keeping their social values intact. Plus, triumphs and fails and recommendations. In Slate Plus, a question from a teacher about how to encourage her student’s affluent parents to get with it and buy school supplies already!

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Podcast production by Benjamin Frisch.