Education: Not for Whites Only

Not for Whites Only

High schoolers traditionally sign up in the fall for activities like football, cheerleading and the school newspaper. But at racially diverse Anaheim High School in Anaheim, Calif., students can now join the European-American Club, founded to promote "the educational and social advancement of the European- American student."

Principal Craig Haugen said he was skeptical at first, but was convinced the club's motives weren't racist. "It's not a whites-only club," he says. In fact, 50% of the students who have signed up are Hispanic. Why the interest? The club will be teaching its members how to fill out college applications, study for...

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