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Topic: Welcome to High School College
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Church

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Registered: 1/25/05
Welcome to High School College
Posted: Nov 26, 2004 4:10 PM
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I was talking with one of my relatives the other day about classes,
and she raised a certain kind of interesting question. She said to me,
in the form of a question, why do students in college have to take
nearly the same classes they took in high school? Being the academic
skeptic that I am, I smiled with glee at the thought of not being in
school, or not being in school anymore--it seems that it's the story
of my life.
I have heard of the idea that you really don't learn anything until
you're out of school. I have experienced learning in my profession
through experience. Would it be too awful to "throw" students into a
working environment and have them pick up the skills they need to make
it in that profession? That idea sounds barbaric, or does it?
Any responses?


Church
*Church is a student of Life and Delta College, the smallest and
biggest institution of high learning in the TriCities. He currently
attends Algebra on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

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