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Ageism is Forcing Teachers into Early Retirement

Trudy Valentine is being forced into retirement from the university she spent 20 years working at near the Appalachian mountains.

Academia is supposed to be a world of respect and knowledge; a place where attaining knowledge and wisdom are regarded as the ultimate achievements. Recently, those values have started to change. Trudy Valentine spent the past 20 years of her life as a professor for a small Appalachian university. For 20 years—during which she garnered Read More