tressiemc

some of us are brave

From HuffPo’s …

From HuffPo’s Chris Kirkham comes an illustrative narrative about the impact of reduced state funding to public higher education and the increase in enrollment seen in for-profits:   Just after … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Oh, yeah

I realized that I didn’t link to my own article on my own blog. LOL So, here’s the HuffPo piece on for-profit colleges, race, class, and educational justice. The challenge, … Continue reading

January 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

“Eviction is for black women what incarceration is for black men”

It’s a provocative line in what promises to be some provocative scholarship. I’d never thought of it before but instability in housing was very common among the young women I … Continue reading

January 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

“You Can Do Anything!”

“No, I majored in poetry and clowning.” At about 3:40 this becomes very funny in that “ouch, ouch, hit dog; hollering” kind of way. :D Status competition theory meet comedy. … Continue reading

January 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mitt Romney and For-profits

Today the Huffington Post features a story on Mitt Romney’s praising for-profit colleges for their affordability (Mitt Romney’s Rationale On For-Profit Colleges At Odds With Reality). Politics aside for a … Continue reading

January 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

This will be the new and, hopefully, well-managed blog!

Just a summary of who I am, what I do, and what I have going on to get us started:   Despite overwhelming evidence that a college degree is not … Continue reading

January 14, 2012 · Leave a comment
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 14,908 other followers