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May 13, 2014

THEIR VIEW: We must promote higher education

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Locally, Madison County ranks 30th among Indiana’s 92 counties in the percentage (28.2 percent) of adults with at least an associate degree.

This community can go a long way in stressing the value of completing school, learning new developments in the workforce and finding successful and satisfying employment. College has to be affordable, and more accessible routes need to be created to higher education.

Bringing Glenda Ritz to Anderson is a prime example of how educators can reach local teens.

But every Indiana community has to stress the importance of graduating high school and emphasizing that higher education is the best path to a bright future.

— The Herald Bulletin, Anderson

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