"Erik Newton, who just graduated from West Carrollton High, will be going to Sinclair to study firefighting with Brandon Abney. His mother, a laid-off G.M. worker, will also be there, studying to become a social worker."So, now we've got two generations attending college for the first time at the same time. Very interesting.
Friday, June 26, 2009
There's an interesting piece in the NYTimes this morning about college and industrial towns in Ohio. Lots of typical stuff about no more jobs for kids without college, but I thought this was particularly fascinating from a storytelling point of view:
Posted by Andrew Karre at 7:41 AM