Not every kid is ‘college material’

Not every student is “college material,” writes a veteran teacher, who thinks college should be about academic learning rather than job preparation.

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  1. Hi Joanne,

    I have been off and on following your blog the last couple of years, fascinated by how the discussions in the US are similar to but also differ from the discussions about education in my country. Anyway, what I really wanted to say was that the links are broken, just so you know.

    The lurker from abroad

  2. tim-10-ber says:

    Hmmmm…don’t know what happened but the link isn’t working…Thanks…looking forward to reading the article…