Community colleges are one of America's great social inventions a gateway to the future for first time students looking for an affordable college education and for mid-career students looking to get ahead in the workplace.
I tell young people to prepare themselves as best they can for a world that grows more challenging every day-get the best education they can and couple that education with real-life experience in social justice work.
Fully 57 percent of American college students are women. Life insurance companies sell more policies to women than to men. As women continue to draw on experience and education they're accelerating their numbers in upper management too.
I've seen people with a tremendous amount of educational background in the field not turn out to be terribly good actors and I've seen people with no education in the field turn out to be people that I admire quite a bit.
It goes against the grain of modern education to teach students to program. What fun is there to making plans acquiring discipline organizing thoughts devoting attention to detail and learning to be self critical.
You cannot blame the mismanagement of the economy or the fact that we have not invested adequately in education in order to give our people the knowledge the skills and the technology that they need in order to be able to use the resources that Africa has to gain wealth.
My father was an autodidact. It wasn't a middle-class house. Shopkeepers are aspirant. He paid for me to go to private school. He was denied an education - he had a horrible childhood. He got a place at a grammar school and wasn't allowed to go.
Many seventh graders I know in Illinois as well as around the Nation are studying the Constitution. I was pretty impressed with the quality of education our children are receiving because they had not expected me to ask them about it.
Universal suffrage should rest upon universal education. To this end liberal and permanent provision should be made for the support of free schools by the State governments and if need be supplemented by legitimate aid from national authority.