Category Archives: Community

Continuing Education

It seems to me…. “Community colleges provide higher education where people live, helping to build strong ladders of opportunity that allow people to secure a foothold in the middle class.” ~ Thomas Perez[1]. Our current education model with formal education … Continue reading

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Education Meets Austerity

It seems to me…. “The cost of college education today is so high that many young people are giving up their dream of going to college, while many others are graduating deeply in debt.” ~ Bernie Sanders. While there are … Continue reading

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State of the Union

It seems to me… “The shadow of crisis has passed, and the state of the union is strong.”   ~ President Barack Obama, 2014 State of the Union Address. For the first time since assuming office, President Obama was able to … Continue reading

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War On Education

It seems to me… “History is becoming more and more a race between education and catastrophe.”  ~ H.G. Wells (1920). Republican ideology has apparently determined that anything “public” is inferior to anything “private”.  Political purity dictates that anything private supposedly … Continue reading

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