America’s Second Act

January 3rd, 2013

Scott Fitzgerald said that "there are no second acts in American lives." Yet today we know there are third and fourths. Coupled we this, we've all heard about the impact of eduction and the value, especially for older workers, of retraining and the importance of our Community Colleges. In fact the discussion about Community Colleges, has become a kind o holy grail when talking about the future of work.

Yet what's really happening on the ground? How is it working and what can be done better. UCLA Professor Mike Rose takes this up in his new work Back to School: Why Everyone Deserves A Second Chance at Education

My conversation with Mike Rose: