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School labels difficult for multiracial children; Categories on forms limit students to five ethnic groups

Author: Maushard, M.
Author Background:
Date 8/5/97
Type Newspaper
Journal Title: The Baltimore Sun
Volume/Pages p.1B
Subject Matter Multiracial/Biracial
Abstract Julie Kershaw refused to label her 6-year-old daughter black or white when she registered the girl at McCormick Elementary School in eastern Baltimore County last week. So, in what some say has become an uncomfortable rite for multiracial families…