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In OtherWords: January 24, 2017

In OtherWords: January 24, 2017

We're fresh off a brief government shutdown, brought on in part by the president's move, months ago, to revoke the DACA program that protects around 700,000 undocumented young people. This week in OtherWords, community college teacher Jill Richardson explains how that...

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A Battle Over More Than Just a Galaxy

A Battle Over More Than Just a Galaxy

The Last Jedi is a great film if you need to hear and see a fight for the Resistance on the screen. It’s also one of my favorite movies in the franchise. (Come at me, Star Wars fans.) The whole Star Wars franchise rests on the age-old question: When evil rises, how...

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Why Some Students Fail

Why Some Students Fail

Another semester is about to begin at the community college where I teach. Some of my students come from middle class backgrounds. They went to excellent high schools, enjoy financial and emotional support from their parents, and have what it takes to excel in...

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