Staying in school and receiving a quality education are the best deterrents to juvenile delinquency. Yet almost half of our states spend on average more than three times as much per prisoner as per public school pupil.
Millions of high school students who should be acquiring the education and skills that will enable them to lead the 21st century global economy are being shortchanged by America's public school system.
Blue chip athletes aren't falling through the cracks in high school anymore. Now they pretty much all meet colleges' academic requirements because there are so many people with a vested interest in their success.