California dreaming

October 4, 2009 at 10:55 pm Leave a comment

From The Guardian’s “Will California become America’s first failed state?“:

The percentage of 19-year-olds at college in the state dropped from 43% to 30% between 1996 and 2004, one of the highest falls ever recorded for any developed world economy. California’s schools are ranked 47th out of 50 in the nation.

Related read: Bob Herbert’s NYT op-ed, “Cracks in the future.”

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Jason R. Atwood

I'm an avid trail runner and doctoral student at U.C. Berkeley who studies motivation and the relationship between the mind and body. This blog is a forum to share research, news, and musings about these topics of interest. More

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