Jill Biden: Community Colleges Are a Key US Export
Posted by Bert Maes on July 14, 2009
As a European I’m on my way to the United States, so posting an American point of view seems appropriate, isn’t it?
Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and a longtime teacher and 2007 doctorate in education , said the right things last week Tuesday to The New York Times:
- Community colleges are a powerful tool to help recovering and revitalizing the economy in the United States.
- Community colleges are the way of the future. Now with people losing their jobs, they’re a great place to go for new training.
- They lead the way in preparing graduates in the fields of green technology, health care, teaching and information technology — some of the fastest growing fields in America and the rest of the world…