TONI THORNE: Education does not guarantee success

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On three occasions this week, I heard of instances where persons used their academic achievement as a way to distinguish themselves from others.

The most disconcerting occurred where someone was scolded on Instagram about only having “one and a half degree” (whatever that is).As a society, we should never underscore the impact of education and our stellar educational system. Many have been able to achieve economic mobility as a result of free education. I dare say that the majority of our middle class owes its existence to the concept of free education.Having said this, we now exist in […]