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Education policy in the U.S. is in transition. For the past 15 years, federal policy epitomized by the No Child Left Behind accountability laws drove much of the discussion.
A good job is the best path to a better life, and countless businesses across America are eager to hire young people who are ready for the workforce. Unfortunately, too many young Americans find themselves detached from economic opportunity.
Each passing week seems to bring another negative story about Common Core: viral social media posts show nonsensical math homework assignments that stump parents, and presidential candidates and state legisl
“You need to have the best possible people available.”
There is a black hole in our national approach to education. While we spend hundreds of billions of dollars helping students master standards and earn degrees, we devote almost no money or resources to help them figure out which career they are best suited for or the best way to get there.
Tell me if this sounds familiar. China, Japan, South Korea, and other Asian countries are beating us! We’re not number one anymore! No I’m not reading Donald Trump’s talking points; I’m talking about our educational standing in the world.