hairylunch (hairylunch) wrote,

Schools of Dreams: Quote

Or, as wise-beyond-her-years seventeen-year-old Cecilia observes, "When your family moves from another city - or another country - so you can go to Whitney High School, the pressure is on. And you better not screw up."

Another example of how much some parents value this. In another part of the book, Humes talks about parents calling from India, trying to figure out what they need to do so their child will be able to attend Whitney.

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