Comments for: A thriving community college system — thanks to slave labor

Posted Aug. 21, 2013, at 11:18 a.m.
Last modified Aug. 23, 2013, at 9:12 a.m.

How are the pyramids of Egypt and the community colleges of Maine alike? They are both wonderful concepts built from, essentially, slave labor. No, this isn’t a joke. The dirty little secret relating to how our community college system is able to keep tuition costs down while expanding in all …


This Op Ed has been corrected to accurately reflect a quote from an essay it cited from Eastern Maine Community College’s student publication. The quote previously read “slave wages.”

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