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Grappling With the Question: Why Isn’t America Number 1?

Publication date: Aug 22, 2013

Do you feel as if you are drowning in bad news? Welcome to the club.

And not just generic bad news but the kind of bad news that makes you question whether we, as a nation, have the smarts, the wherewithal, the old-fashioned grit to solve our problems.

One of the most alarming items on a long list of woes is that while the rest of the world’s kids seem to be getting smarter, our kids don’t. Right now, in fact, it looks as if we are on track to be one of the only developed countries to have smaller percentages of young people graduate from high school and college than their parents’ generation.

Read the full article on The Huffington Post Impact.

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