Education is Universal

posted Nov 9, 2013, 9:54 PM by Omer Gerard   [ updated Sep 15, 2014, 9:51 PM by Adolfo Melara ]

Escuela Parroquial San Luis, as well as every other school operating at the time, saved the lives of thousands. If not in school, where else would be students be? On the streets caught in the crossfire. Below you can see a picture of the school gate Adolfo discusses in the chapter, "Lessons in Survival." If you look up and to the left, you can almost see the window where he peeked to see the apocalyptic scene downhill. Advanced Cognition does not claim rights to the images or videos posted in this website solely as informational resources. 

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Education for the Masses

posted Feb 8, 2011, 8:53 PM by Nipo Parker   [ updated Nov 8, 2013, 12:46 AM ]

Isn't interesting--and appropriate, really--that "Cautioned" is an anagram for "Education?" We must be cautioned against believing education is destined to be the path for only certain segments of the population--the book worms, the nerds, the "smart ones." More concerning is the fact that Latinos, Native Americans, and African-Americans are "not even in the ballpark" when it comes to college attainment. When only a little more than one out of every ten people in these ethnic groups are making it through college, the future does not bode well for these communities. By the way, although the figures below are from the year 2000, little has changed since then. The societal achievement gap continues. . . .

                             (View report here)


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