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  •  Sorry, I disagree, bigtimecynic. Most of the (7+ / 0-)

    young men who got jobs with the CCC were illiterate and unskilled.  They got on the job training with a few skilled workers and then they, in turn, trained new arrivals.  They also learned to read and write in programs in the camps.

    •  They sound like our.... (3+ / 0-)
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      inner city high school dropouts.  That said, I'd say we can repeat the CCC plan and provide learning just like they did in 1935.  Obviously, we have no shortage of available workers for programs like this.

      "Have a beginner's mind at all times, for a beginner knows nothing and learns all while a sophisticate knows all and learns nothing." - Suzuki

      by dolfin66 on Mon Nov 30, 2009 at 10:58:17 AM PST

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