Melissa Harris-Perry (Wake Forest University professor, MSNBC host) is a wonderful, inspiring person. Prof. Harris-Perry is someone who encounters a frightening situation – a strange man coming too close to her and mumbling vaguely threatening comments – and turns it into a chance to write beautifully about the importance of good teacher – student relationships …
and uh yeah – every student at the end of their presentation. Accurate.
think-progress: FACT: The number of students who have to go into debt to get a bachelor’s degree has risen from 45% in 1993 to 94% today. The numbers are even worse than I thought.
think-progress: Student loan debt has ballooned since the 1990s. Note: This graphic is the corrected version of an earlier tumblr post, which had misleading proportions. Whoa. (Am not able to provide a more intellectual comment. Just…. whoa.)