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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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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ACT: Third of high school grads not college ready

There are 10,000 ways to put spin on this but the bottom line is teachers are not teaching and parents are not parenting. ‘…The ACT  reported that 31 percent of all high school graduates tested were not   ready for any … 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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Ind. Officials Find School Grading ‘Manipulation’

We know that the higher up you are in the government is the less chance you have of being punished for it. The manipulation of this scope does not go unnoticed be those in the business of what ever is … Continue reading

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John Romano: Time to take a hard look at state minimum mandatory sentences, too

Now that the lead has come from the top, everyone has the relative safety to express and support changes to the system. It has been overloaded and the prison and prison related budget lines are out of control. “Our prison … 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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