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This is why I didn't move to Cerritos so my son could go to Whitney.

The student body (see graph) is nearly all Asian. Not that I have anything against Asians, but Asian parents are pathologically driven--and they drive their children nearly crazy--to achieve scholastically.

One of my son's Asian classmates (at the HS he did attend) always looked miserable when he came to our house. One day I sat him down and asked, "Is everything OK at home, Charles?" He broke into sobs, saying that he couldn't stand the (academic) pressure anymore. And this was at Poly HS, where the competition wasn't nearly as intense as Whitney! I felt so sorry for poor Charles, but his response made me glad I didn't move to Cerritos.
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