Category Archives: Education

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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To cut STD rate, Calif considers condoms in prison

Never thought I would see this in the public press but finally there is a very sad truth manifesting itself about our prison nation. The STD rate and HIV rate is 10 times higher in prisons than among the general … Continue reading

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It’s Official: Student Loan Rates Will Double Monday

You have to ask yourself just why is this happening. Especially so when the government can and did lend banks billions of dollars at less than one percent interest rate with none of the guarantees attached to student loans. The … Continue reading

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