Often overlooked by many of the participants in this debate is that there are millions of kids from low-income families in dead-end schoolsblack, Hispanic, white, and Asian Americanwho never even think of applying to college.
Clinton clearly didn't get the answer he expected. "I think," said Rodriguez, "you would start at the bottom of the social ladder. You would start at the first grade rather than at a graduate school to decide which ones of us get into law school. You would make sure America has a system of education that saved children in the first grade, because we lose [them] there." All children thus lost should be rescued.