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Old 10-28-2012, 02:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Native_Son View Post
1. He's obviously not referring to those who have already located close to their jobs. The thread title after all is about traffic, and the discussion revolves largely around commuting.
It is, but a lot of people in general think that traffic woes are automatically solved if everyone just moves to the urban core--which is misguided.

2. If all those people brought their kids back to inner city schools, those inner city schools would be top performers. There's no magic force around suburban schools that helps them perform... it's just the students.
We can talk about why it doesn't happen all day until we're blue in the face, but the fact of the matter is that families are by and large going to go where schools are already performing the best--and that's typically in the suburbs.
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