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“Rather than a bagged lunch, a Pennsylvania first-grader brought bags of heroin into school — giving some to at least one classmate before teachers caught him with a pocket full of drugs, authorities say.” This is simultaneously heartbreaking and infuriating.
“More than 4 in 5 students graduating from college in the next few weeks do not have jobs lined up, and those majoring in supposedly hot fields such as engineering and technology are having no better luck.” Scary stuff.
And … following on the heals of a link to an article about upcoming college graduates not having jobs yet, there’s this one, wherein “the Nation’s Report Card said America’s high school seniors lack math and reading skills critical in an increasingly competitive global economy.”
Adding insult to injury, “subsidized student loans will get pricier this fall, thanks to Congress.”