. . .a pupil attitude factor, which appears to have a stronger relationship to achievement than do all the “school” factors together, is the extent to which an individual feels that he has some control over his own destiny. James Coleman, 1966
Your conclusions are not correct, and you offer nothing to back them up. You are guilty of just having an opinion and no data. Also, Ms. Payne does not perpetuate stereotypes or look down on the poor. She states that by teaching them how the middle class operates, they will then have a choice. She never states that either choice is better than the other.Also, most of your 9 minutes was reading out of her book. If you feel strongly about this, get organized.
This kid ROCKS! Ruby Payne's classist "training" is shockingly unsound and is based on 'culture of poverty' sociological ideas that were discounted decades ago - with actual research.Above anonymous, why don't you peruse some of the recent scholarly articles that rip Payne to shreds, and then get back to us about this kid's insight.