HAND-CURATED POSTS FROM THE WISCONSIN BLOGOSPHERE (AND SOMETIMES POINTS BEYOND)
Nothing like an independent and impartial analysis to boost a school’s academic reputation.
Via Reason 24/7.
Between 2000 and 2010 and the two recessions book-ending that dismal decade, the manufacturing industry in Wisconsin lost more than 1 in 4 of its jobs, falling to 429,500 from its level of 594,400. That’s 164,900 vanished opportunities for workers to find steady, sustaining employment even if in many cases they don’t have a four-year college degree.
Aside from the whir from the ceiling fan, and the sound of a slow-passing car down Silver Street, the Liberty Bell Chalet is quiet. “Nothing ever happens here, nothing ever changes,” Youngs says.