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My dad was in the army. World War II. He got his college education from the

My dad was in the army. World War II. He got his college education from the army. After World War II he became an insurance salesman. Really, I didn't know my dad very well. He and my mother split up after the war. I was raised by my maternal grandmother
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My parents are very hard working people who did everything they could for t

My parents are very hard working people who did everything they could for their children. I have two brothers and they worked dog hard to give us an education and provide us with the most comfortable life possible. My dad provided for his family daily. So
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I started school in public housing. My dad had a sixth-grade education.

I started school in public housing. My dad had a sixth-grade education.
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My dad was a composer and a musician, but he never finished high school. Hi

My dad was a composer and a musician, but he never finished high school. His formal education was rather minimal from the standards of today's college graduates and Ph.D.'s, but he had a deep interest in questions of science and questions of the universe.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

It is just called Continuing Legal Education. You can go to lectures, you c

It is just called Continuing Legal Education. You can go to lectures, you can even listen to tapes on airplanes - they want you to stay current. So you do have to stay current to maintain your license even if you are not practicing.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

The loans I took out for my undergraduate degree were manageable. But my le

The loans I took out for my undergraduate degree were manageable. But my legal education was more expensive, and I paid for it almost entirely through public and private loans.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Women are emerging as a major force for change. Countries that have investe

Women are emerging as a major force for change. Countries that have invested in girls' education and removed legal barriers that prevent women from achieving their potential are now seeing the benefits.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

In the state of Wisconsin it's mandated that teachers in the social science

In the state of Wisconsin it's mandated that teachers in the social sciences and hard sciences have to start giving environmental education by the first grade, through high school.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I've always been a big supporter of the Surfrider Foundation. I started my

I've always been a big supporter of the Surfrider Foundation. I started my own foundation, Rob Machado Foundation, which focuses on environmental education for the little people of the world.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

You begin to see that all of these things are connected: The kind of cuts t

You begin to see that all of these things are connected: The kind of cuts that mean less environmental protection are also the kind of cuts that mean less musical education for the schools and that also mean more overcrowded schools.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

What we mean by an outcome will naturally depend on the context. Thus, for

What we mean by an outcome will naturally depend on the context. Thus, for a government charged with delivering public goods, an outcome will consist of the quantities provided of such goods as intercity highways, national defense and security, environmen
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What is basically just an IQ score has roots in education, socioeconomic st

What is basically just an IQ score has roots in education, socioeconomic status, genetics, and environmental factors. Looking at any one of these roots doesn't give you a full picture of the tree, but it does tell you that a tree is there.
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