No one likes to acknowledge the illiterate elephant in the room, but the statistics are damning and frighting
The United States workforce is presently under-educated and underpaid. In order for the economy to grow long term the value of the workforce must rise or we will continue to see a decline in wages. The only way to increase a worker’s worth is, of course, through education.
Cuts in school art programs may be the reason the United States is falling behind in science and math