Les Cochran Blog

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May 19, 2016
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Universities Have a Spending Problem

Hello blog friends, I know I’ve posted about the high cost of college in the past, but feel this critical issue should to be kept at the forefront. It is just one of many education concerns we need to address as we try to improve education in our nation. In the past the quality of education in the United States was the best in the world; today we rank twenty-sixth (26th.) YES – twenty-six (26) other countries have surpassed us! So, so sad. Continue reading

December 29, 2015
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College Bowl Games: From the Sublime to the Ridiculous

Published in Naples Daily News, Dec. 29, 2015 Not long ago playing a college football bowl game was something of institutional pride—parades and other events occupied the days in advance. Alumni filled the stadiums. Players were student-athletes, most graduated, and … Continue reading

September 21, 2015
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Your first reaction to the title of this blog post may be that I’m a little crazy to juxtapose these two concepts. You’re probably right . . . Continue reading

April 24, 2015
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Another Affair? This Time It’s Presidential . . . OMG!

OMG – – – Steve Schilling is at it again; but this time he has moved up in the ranks – – – WAAAY UP!

In just released “Presidential Affair”, Steve has been recruited by the first female president of the United States . . . Continue reading

April 22, 2015
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Reforming American Education – Could That Be Fiction?

The answer to the question above is . . . YES and NO. Presidential Affair, the last book in my “Love, Lies and Liaisons” trilogy was just released and it tells the YES and NO story – loud and clear! … Continue reading