Category Archives: Education

College Is No Place for Remedial Education

This is one of those items where there is no neutral ground. However, ‘…More than 2 million U.S. college students this fall will be spending a good bit of their time reviewing what they were supposed to learn in high … Continue reading

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Taking Lecture Notes

For those coming out of prison and going to school, there is a critical need to review and practice note taking. This is a good reference for such occassions. ‘… Beginning to end, taking good lecture notes is not only a … Continue reading

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Private student loans parallel subprime

For those coming out of prison the world of college loans is a mess. Yes, there are loans all over the place. However, a person needs a watchful eye to keep from getting snared in more debt than they need. … Continue reading

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MIT for the masses? Elite universities transform online education with free cyber courses

Cyber courses could be a God send for those getting out of prison on several levels. First it is an opportunity to get back in the habit of building good study habits, prioritizing time, and building associated computer skills that will be … Continue reading

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Raising Successful Children

This may be an invaluable link for those men and women being released from prison that are going into the role of a parent without any time to get prepared. This is especially true if the only knowldege base they … Continue reading

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Penn State report shows limits of campus crime law

 The one thing you can never surrender is the awareness and responsibility for your own safety. One would think that a walk through any campus would be a safe experience at any hour. The reality is that any business, community … Continue reading

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What I learned in prison fills me with dread

It is seldom that I have seen articles or stories written as firsthand accounts of the consequences of mandatory sentences that mix youthful offenders in the same prisons with hardened criminals. Then throw them into a prison with a poorly … Continue reading

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