It takes bold leadership for Congress to take the long view. Historically, such leadership has happened when there has been a clear and present danger to the nation.
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Historically, education has been seen as a public good. This consensus seems to be giving way to a new view -- that education is purely a private good.
Collaboration between the public and private sectors has long served as the model for addressing major challenges faced by the U.S. But in today's political and economic environment, is it a thing of the past?
Our governments have a responsibility to educate our children with the skills and knowledge to contribute effectively to society, and to compete successfully against global peers and competitors.
BEIJING (AP) -- The U.S. has slipped down the ranks of competitive economies, falling behind Sweden and Singapore due to huge deficits and pessimism a...
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