Tag: Dr. Marc Yacht

Marc YachtApril 15, 2015

I started medical studies in Liege, Belgium, in 1973. The Université de Liège had students from many countries. Americans studied there but also Arabs, Palestinians, Israelis, Russians, Chinese and many other nationals. I struck up a friendship with a Tunisian and we shared an apartment while attending to our studies. Being Jewish, my loyalties were […]

Marc YachtMarch 4, 2015

According to the Institute for College Access & Success student loan debt is on the rise. Sixty percent of graduates from public institutions, 75 percent of graduates from private non-profit schools and 88 percent from for-profit schools, incurred significant debt. Families earning under $40,000 annually can receive Pell Grants. Surprisingly, Pell recipients tend to borrow […]

Marc YachtFebruary 3, 2014

The debate between proponents and detractors of the Common Core standards is often strident and rarely enlightening. Opponents charge that the standards are part of a federal government plot to control America’s public schools.  Proponents say our children have fallen behind students from Europe and Pacific Rim nations and that the tougher standards will help […]


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