"Her whole character and nature is to", said Mrs. Johnson. "This certainly will make her happy."For information?. , contact Ms. Kessler at (973) 616 - 2060Out of proportion to the prom?Dresses and suits to stimulate professional tailor. Expensive brand-name shoes and jewelry. Exquisite makeup, hair design, photography course. A desire to compete at a dance in the longest limousine.Somehow, these have become many city style prom. The teacher and parent reports, from time to time to see the children spend $2000 or $3000 hours dance glory."This is unfortunate, because usually the child must experience is really not acceptable," said Jenkins Kylie, business counseling program at Kennedy high school in New Jersey Paterson "but they fall into a" everyone to do "mentality."These stories often surprise other regions more affluent, ironically, less may be spent on the ball. But, says Mr Jenkins, the event also represent different meanings in inner-city schools quite a number of students are not go to university. "If high school is the end of line, then the dance show greater significance," he said."I have a problem child money," said Bernadette Dwiggins, chair of the Department of mathematics at Martin Ruud Kim. High school in Philadelphia. "Parents make sacrifices, girl students to accept. The boy didn't even rent a tux. They have a suit."Early to start saving. Some students find a job for a year or more. "I feel frustrated when they need to buy the shoes for three days," said Dixon, a colleague of Lyn Dwiggins lady in the school's English department. However, she added, "this is a very big thing for them, one day they will glow. Especially for those who are not in the University, this is a great day of their fantasy."