Poor schooling could hold back even military readiness
Lately we’ve talked about the connection between schooling and the economy. As President Obama said in his State of the Union Address, soon most jobs will require more than just high school, and we need to improve to keep up. But poor schooling could even hold back our military readiness, a retired general argued recently in USA Today.
We expect Congress to renew and revamp the No Child Left Behind law later this year. School funding and programs could also change in the big budget fight the president and Congress will have in a few weeks. Stay tuned for opportunities to speak up for children!