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"I just have a hard time understanding the facts being used by Ms. Jacoby to conclude that, you know, that... some community colleges provide one or two years of bad training. From my world view, education is a broad spectrum. There's a place for everyone. There's a time and place for everyone. You make what you wanna make out of education."
-- St. Paul College President Rassoul Dastmozd responding on MPR's The Daily Circuit to a comment by scholar Susan Jacoby that many peopl have "gone for a year or two of very bad community colleges. That, while they might prepare you for a job or they may not, you're not learning very much in them."
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