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Education

+ - Valedictorian Penalized For Overachievment

Submitted by MBC1977
MBC1977 writes: One has to seriously wonder whether our schools are out to promote students' ability to excel, when you read articles like this.

One has to ask whether schools really want students to succeed or just do "well enough".
The Almighty Buck

+ - Potential Work for Auction on Ebay

Submitted by MBC1977
MBC1977 writes: From the article, "A student puts a percentage of his future income up for sale on eBay, hoping investors will cover his education costs"

This brings up an interesting question, how does one quantify an individual's (or any potential job position) work / delivery potential? I wonder because this could change the dynamic of employer / worker relationships and how they are valued.

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