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  •  You have to qualify for the visas in other (9+ / 0-)

    countries. Most do not simply allow people to show up and start college, unfortunately.  If someone were able to establish residency, then a college education might be obtainable.

    But what of people who aren't cut-out or interested in college?  There are few to no training programs for vocational careers that are free or affordable in the USA.  It's all based on loans and massive debt.

    The system here is a mess.  But no one is showing much sign of wanting to change it -- no politicians or candidates of any party.

    What a Police State Looks Like: "On one side: soft human flesh, unprotected human skulls, cardboard signs, slogans they chant, armed with belief in 1st Amendment rights. On the other: helmets, body armor, guns, batons, chemical weapons." -- JanetRhodes

    by YucatanMan on Thu Jun 07, 2012 at 11:34:25 AM PDT

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    •  Yes, there are processes. And you are right about (2+ / 0-)
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      the  gap for kids who don't want to be in college. I'm just casting about for solutions instead of the stuckness that I see young adults going through.

      Poverty = politics.

      by Renee on Thu Jun 07, 2012 at 12:35:34 PM PDT

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