Category Archives: Re-entry

America’s poor education achievement is a policy choice

I think this says it all :  ‘…In a new report, American adults are ranked as poorly against their counterparts abroad as our schoolchildren were a little while back…’ After all, if we can live the good life without working … Continue reading

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Blue-collar talent is too scarce locally, execs say

As I was reading this article, there was a great aha moment. I could not understand why American business was lining up on bringing in undocumented workers from Latin America and the rest of the world. It is because not … Continue reading

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Gang hostilities spilling over into our high schools?

In my town of Gainesville, FL where the main economic engines are education, medicine and government you would think this was not possible. Gang hostilities spilling over into our high schools?

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New Metric for Colleges: Graduates’ Salaries

This is a more realistic measurement of what the college graduate faces on graduation. ‘…PayScale’s rankings are just one manifestation of a growing nationwide movement toward quantifying the outcomes of college education based on economic factors like income and employment. … Continue reading

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Government profits to soar more than $700 million with new student loan rates

As is my custom when on the road, I buy a local paper and if the change holds out then one of the national papers. Reading the paper with my Dunkin Donut’s coffee and I literally threw up. Back in … Continue reading

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Study ties higher blood sugar to dementia risk

Those coming out of prison or even those with friends or families in prison need to pay close attention to this. Prison canteens only sell food and drinks that have high sugar content. A canteen in a quad of 340 inmates can make … Continue reading

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Survivor’s Guilt

Never have I seen a story that so clearly demonstrated the full impact of survivor guilt. Most think of it in terms of war and that is only the tip of the ice berg. There are auto wrecks, house fires, … Continue reading

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