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This Isn’t the Minor Leagues

by Ronald L. Trowbridge

When I went to the University of Michigan a long time ago, the general view was that community colleges were second-class academic institutions, students going there couldn’t get into four-year schools. Tuition was cheap enough then that a motivated kid could work his way through college. I did just that.

Now that university tuition is just under the federal debt, poor kids just don’t have the money to attend universities. I taught freshman English at Michigan for four years.

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