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Get the rich and poor to mingle more

A new study shows that children from lower-income families earn more when they have wealthier friends. But is this enough?

Simply throwing children of all socio-economic status together is not the answer; it is their degree of social interaction across class lines that matters. PHOTO: ST FILE
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Must poor children remain poor?

Not if they live near children from high-income families and make friends with them, says a sweeping new study in the United States published last month.

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