Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Links for 11/17/09

Mark Kantrowitz
Education debt is a necessary evil… The bottom line is that college means debt, since student loans are unavoidable for all students except for those who come from the wealthiest of families.

If education debt is evil, then defaulting on your student loans is a one-way ticket to hell…
Clive Crook
transition to the middle class is all but guaranteed for poor children if they do three things: finish high school, work full time and marry before having children. The US underperforms as an opportunity society because so many of its young people fail at one or more
Bruce G. Hammond
the agents, who create or doctor transcripts, manufacture essays and letters of recommendation, and package everything in a neat bundle. Americans would call this fraud. In China it is simply the procedure for applying to U.S. institutions.
Piyush Srivastava
TEACHERS in government- run primary schools in Uttar Pradesh are bribing their seniors to issue suspension letters against them so that they would keep receiving 50 per cent of the monthly salary and pursue other lucrative jobs…

there are 132 teachers who have paid between Rs 25,000 and Rs 50,000 for their own suspension…

The average suspension period is one year. When reinstated, the teachers receive the other half of their salary in lump sum…

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