Butte College Teacher’ Facebook comments upset Veteran Students

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There are reasons recruiters draw heavily from undereducated populations–two of them being they are often desperate and that uninformed folks ask fewer questions. Students with poor academic performance are almost universally encouraged to go into the military and, lord knows, their skills do not improve while in the service.

– Meier, Facebook comment

Rives, who calls herself an activist, said her posts are those of a private citizen — not a representative of Butte College. “These are my personal thoughts on my personal page.  This is my personal perspective on things,” Rives said.

However, her own Facebook profile identifies her as an associate faculty at Butte College.

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