Malala reminds us of the injustice girls face, but more than anything else, her story speaks to me about the desire of children to learn and dream about better futures for themselves and their communities.
Education is the single greatest catalyst for lasting change on our society. We must commit to obtaining our own, and helping others gain, access to quality education. It is the only way for sustained personal and professional success.
Cutting the feds out of education and shifting authority to the states will only expedite the process of establishing a two track public education system in America: one for haves and one for have-nots.